The information below helps healthcare providers understand Vaccine-Induced Seropositivity (VISP) and how they can guide their patients to receive appropriate HIV testing services.
Understanding a study participant's risk:
An incorrect HIV diagnosis of a study participant creates significant problems and can:
In order to get the appropriate test to differentiate VISP from true HIV infection, HIV vaccine study participants are instructed to decline HIV tests outside their study site.
Ways to help your patient avoid an incorrect diagnosis: