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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Nearly so: If the HIV nucleic acid test is negative, it is conclusive, if the antibody test is negative after one year, it is nearly conclusive evidence for lack ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Conclusive: The 4th generation tests (for both HIV antibody and p24 antigen, therefore also called duo or combo tests) are considered completely reliable 4 weeks ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Friederich
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HIV: probably not, often you get 3,6 and 12 months labs done, ideally though if the source person/patient is proven negative it's quite unlikely you w ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Yes and no: All tests have their sensitivity and specificity. Also, their predictive value based upon the a priori probability that you have a particular conditio ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Testing as described: would indicate likely negative for HIV, as time has been sufficient, to show positive by now. Safe sex practices, and always use a condom, would be ad ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Testing as described: would indicate likely negative for HIV, as time has been sufficient, to show positive by now. Safe sex practices, and always use a condom, would be ad ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
When positive: Hiv are tests are conclusive when antibody is detected and confirmed by western blot, HIV viral antigen is detected in blood and/or HIV nucleic acid i ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Depends on the test: A test for HIV nucleic acid would be conclusive, if positive or negative. An antibody test would be about 99% conclusive if negative, 100% conclusive ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Depends on the test : And the result. A positive result for antibody, HIV antigen or HIV nucleic acid is conclusive in documenting infection. A negative nucleic acid or HI ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
HIV: Antibody testing should be repeated at 3 mos and many will test again at 6 mos. If you need definitive response before then you can ask for a pcr for ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
25 years experience Infectious Disease
Likely yes: While there has been documented cases of seroconversion up to 15 months after exposure......My experience tells me you should be out of the woods.
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