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A 23-year-old male asked:

What is the window period for p42 antigen/ antibody dual 4th gen hiv test? and the window period for hiv rna pcr test? when can it be conclusive?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
See below: Please consult this site for a detailed answer. Nucleic acid tests are conclusive about a month after acquiring infection. http://www.sfaf.org/hiv-info/testing/hiv-test-window-periods.html
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