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A 27-year-old male asked:

Is a 4th generation hiv test done at 6 weeks (42 days) post-exposure conclusive? this looks for antigen and antibodies. also took pcr test at 33 days. all test have been negative?

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Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
Yes, it is conclusive.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Agree with Dr. Le. You did not acquire HIV from the encounter 6 weeks ago. Visit this site for info: HIV test window periods https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/basics/hiv-testing/test-types.html Wish you good health!
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Last updated Oct 11, 2021

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