A 37-year-old male asked:
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Is HIV 1&2 PCR RNA(Viral Load) and 4th generation Ab/Ag conclusive when tested together after nearly 18 months of sex?

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Dr. Victor Nwanguma
19 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: If both tests are negative after 18 months from the high risk sexual encounter, it is conclusive that you don't have HIV infection.
Answered on Aug 3, 2019
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