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Gen 4 Hiv Test At Four Weeks
Not entirely: If positive it needs to be confirmed. If negative, you should repeat it as some people take up to a year to make enough antibodies for a positive result. If you wish to make sure, ask your doctor for an HIV nucleic acid test which would be conclusive at 4 months after exposure. ...Read more
Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more
Took a HIV PCR at 7 weeks , HIV RNA at 17 weeks and HIV antibody at 13 and 16 weeks . All negative . Is it conclusive ?
Negative 4 gen HIV including PCR and 8 STDs at 29 days. Later at 5 months same test,negative. Negative HIV antibody at 7 months. All conclusive?
Yes, conclusive: The 4th gen HIV tests are conclusive any time 4 weeks or more after the last exposure, so your first test was conclusive for HIV; the other HIV tests were superfluous. Depending on which STDs were tested, some of those were conclusive at 4 weeks, and the others probably conclusive at 5 months. You can stop testing for HIV and any STDs based on an exposure 7 months ago. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doctor my question from a high risk to HIV . My tests were HIV RNA TMA and 4th gen duo at 40 days and 60 days, and 4th gen at 4 months. Conclusive?
Yes: Unless something else risky happened more recently. Be thankful for good health. ...Read more
Hiv-1 RNA qualitative test results after 4 months exposure accurate? Results negative. Oraquick at home HIV test negative at 4.5 months. Many symptoms
Many things: May be hiv-1 negative, but that does not exclude other disease, best to check with your doctor. ...Read more
Retest: I think that today's tests are conclusive at 7 weeks. However, you're also young, you did something risky, and you're going to be anxious unless you retest at 12 weeks. Do it -- not for the science, but for your own peace of mind. And whatever happened, I hope you've got a memory you can both learn from and also cherish -- you gave and received affection. Be safe from now on. Cheers. ...Read more
Yes conclusive: By itself, the 4th generation blood test is 100% conclusive any time 4 weeks or more after the last possible exposure. The negative RNA test wasn't necessary unless you had a particularly high risk exposure, but it confirms you don't have HIV. Assuming you haven't had post exposure prophylaxis (PEP), which if unsuccessful can delay positive testing, you don't need any further tests. ...Read more
I had negative results in 3rd gen rapid test and HIV duo 4th gen test 4weeks after pep completion and 7 weeks after exposure. How reliable are these?
Hello doctors, HIV 1/2 antibody, p24 ag test negative at 3 weeks after completion of pep and 7 weeks after exposure.How accurate and reliableplz?
Handjob at massage parlor. tested for HIV with 4th gen test at 4 and 6 weeks both neg. Also had a negative HIV RNA at 20 days. Are these conclusive?
HIV: HIV is transmissible through body fluids. Unless you had an open sore on your penis and the massager who gave you the "hand job" had an open sore, that were in contact, there is minimal to almost no chance you contracted hiv from that encounter. The tests are good, but remember any HIV exposure can take several weeks to seroconvert to a positive blood test. ...Read more
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I had a hiv ag ab combo 4th gen test done at 3 weeks 6 weeks and 19 weeks are they conclusive still very scared?
4th gen HIV tests...: ...are 100% conclusive any time 4 weeks or more after exposure. There is no basis for continuing to be frightened you have HIV. Assuming you haven't been reexposed more recently, your 6 week result was conclusive and your 19 week test unnecessary. Stop testing and do your best to move on without worry. Also test for gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis if not done, much higher risk than HIV. ...Read more
Hiv rna test result undetected after unprotected blowjob at day17. Test range 40 to 10mil. Is it conclusive?regular hiv test neg at 15 days. Hiv?
No risk: HIV is rarely transmitted by oral sex. If you were the receiver of the BJ, you can be sure you weren't infected: there are few if any proved cases of oral to genital HIV transmission. Most experts would have recommended against an RNA test in this situation, but the negative result is additional strong evidence you weren't infected. The "regular" test is only slightly reassuring, 4-6 wk minimum. ...Read more
Can you test negative for HIV at six months then positive later? Had a third gen test at three and six months .
I do unprotected vaginal sex 4 months ago... I do hiv duo test at 28 days and antibody test at 3 months which is also negative? What is accuracy?
Depends : Most likely negative but suggest repeat in 3 months to increase the accuracy to near 100 percent ...Read more
There are several ways to detect the HIV virus. The first is by antibodies. This includes eia (enzyme immuno assay). The rapid HIV tests are these types. The second way detects proteins on the viral coat (western blot). This is a gel plate electrophoresis. Thirdly there is pcr (polymerase chain reaction). This detects and amplifies dna allowing a viral ...Read more
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids),  a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more