An MSF study found problems with specificity in eight rapid HIV tests. Additionally, gender and geographical location were correlated with false-positives. These are among the reasons for using confirmatory tests.
To repeat a line forever brought up by dissidents, there is no such thing as false-positives if HIV has not been purely isolated – as ‘discoverer’ Luc Montagnier admitted.
Simply, some of these tests are more capable than others of picking up probable biomarkers of health stress.
‘Scotland will become the first place in the UK to routinely offer Prep to eligible patients. … [Scottish Medicine Consortium]’s decision relates to its use on a preventative basis by people who do not have the virus.’ BBC News.
Had the SMC studied The Penrose Inquiry and pondered why more dried-blood-product haemophiliacs acquired HIV-positivity than those who had wet blood transfusions, the green light on nationally-funded poison would have been averted.
Veteran AIDS dissident Liam Scheff has passed away (not HIV-positive, if you were curious).
You can read his final blog post and browse his other content here.