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A 20-year-old male asked:

Did an abbott determine hiv 1&2 antibody test 97 days after exposure blood was drawn from my vein it was negative today is 199 day and the dr said i should get tested again would i still be negative if i take the test again today thks for ur response?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
Some doctors misunderstand the timing for HIV testing. There is no need for an additional test; your results so far are 100% proof you do not have HIV, assuming no more recent exposures.
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