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hiv test after 140 days

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends on the test : And results. Any of the tests for HIV nucleic acid, HIV antigen or HIV antibody, if positive, is conclusive of HIV infection. Negative test for HIV nu ... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Around 50%: Roughly half of newly infected people would have a positive duo test at 10 days. If at truly high risk, like unprotected sex with a known infected par ... Read More
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Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Very accurate at 25: days(approx 1 month).. You should get tested again at 6 months to be sure.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Which test?: If the test is positive, it is accurate, a negative test this early does not exclude hiv. See this site for more info. http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/resourc ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience Family Medicine
ELISA and repeat: If your worried about an single exposure and don't have any symptoms you should just get a standard elisa and repeat it in 3 and 6 months. If you have ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
HIV test: Pretty reliable.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: Follow up HIV testing is generally done at about 6 weeks, (which 39 days is close enough). A negative test at that time is definitive. Hope this helps ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Nearly conclusive: The HIV antigen-antibody (AgAb, "combo", "4th generation") blood tests in theory are conclusive by 4 weeks and usually are, but in rare cases (1-2%) i ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Get it done at 6 weeks and repeat it at 6 months. Have a healthy diet, exercise 30 minutes/day, drink plenty of water, have safe sex, no tobacco alcoh ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not entirely: What test did you get? Antibodies to hiv, the usual test, take variable amounts of time to develop in different people. If you are antibody negative o ... Read More

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