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Hiv test after 140 days

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
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
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
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
A member asked:
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
Pathology 50 years experience
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
Family Medicine 19 years experience
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
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
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
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
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
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Conclusive HIV test: "Fifth generation" for an HIV test is marketing hype -- the manufacturer calls their new test 5th gen, but it's still bacially the same as all other 4... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Post exposure tests: Per CDC: No HIV test detects HIV immediately after infection. A nucleic acid test (NAT) can usually tell you if you have HIV infection 10 to 33 days a... Read More
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