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Gowanda, NY
A 28-year-old male asked:

I had a blood exposure in april 2021. i took a 4th gen hiv test in july, august, september and october. i also took a hiv rna by pcr test in october. all were negative. are these considered conclusive or should i retest? i tested neg for hcv too?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
What you described is conclusive for ruling out HIV from the potential exposure in April 2021. Visit this site for information : HIV test window periods https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/basics/hiv-testing/test-types.html
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
You are WAY over worried. Your tests are conclusive. Do your best to move on without worry.
Nov 4, 2021
Last updated Jan 16, 2022


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