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Positive chlamydia test. Last std tests negative 1 year ago. Only one partner. What is most likely time frame of contraction?
This is a disease which can be transmitted from one person to another person through sexually related activities. This does not limit these activities to heterosexual intercourse, but encompasses all modalities of human-to-human sexual activity. It does not include illnesses that may make an individual more susceptible to a condition because of a sexual ...Read more
Yes, retest.: If you were concerned enough to have an HIV test, do follow through with a second test - when your health care provider recommended it be done. It would be so unfortunate if you didn't get the help you needed by assuming you are negative, when you really aren't! additionally, you could unknowingly spread the disease to others. Try not to worry, but do retest. Good luck. Lgromkomd. ...Read more
Is two weeks after sex encounter good enough for test results to be accurate on STD panel of chlamydia herpes syphilis etc?
13Days after sex if i test for a 10 panel STD test of chlamydia gonorea syphilis etc will test results be acurate ?
No.: How will you be testing for these agents? Some require culture, some depend on antibody production, some use DNA technology. Tests dependent on antibody production are not likely to turn positive in two weeks. It would be preferable to see your doctor for the correct choice of tests. ...Read more
HIV Viral testing: Fourteen to twenty-one days.Get a more detailed answer ›
Usually 2-3 days: The standard test for chlamydia generally is positive within 2-3 days of catching the infection, and always within a week. Same for gonorrhea, usually tested automatically at the same time. But make sure the lab is doing the test on urine or a swab from the urethra (in men) or vagina (in women). Blood testing doesn't accurately diagnose chlamydia or gonorrhea. ...Read more
What is the testing window for chlamydia and gonorrhea with the chlamydia/gonorrhea NAA test? 26 days post exposure this test was negative. Accurate?
Does DNA PCR test for HIV 1&2 lose sensitivity over time? How accurate can a negative result for DNA PCR be on checking at 89 days post exposure?
If i test neg for HIV on a RNA early detection and test two weeks after encounter for 8 STD panels on websites enough time for accurate results?
No: with a small viral load you may not show positive for 6 months ...Read more
Best time for testing HIV PCR and western bolt test after pep.I had protected vaginal sex.What's the risk?Plz kindly reply.
HIV ; PeP: You should test two weeks after stopping the medications. I would say risk is low. ...Read more
6 weeks is better: Gonorrhea and chlamydia tests are valid any time more than 3-3 days after the last exposure, and negative results at 4 weeks will show you weren't infected. Same for certain vaginal infections, e.g. trichomonas. However, most other STDs require blood tests for diagnosis (e.g., syphilis, HIV, hepatitis B). Four weeks is pretty good, but they can take 6 weeks. Consider waiting another two weeks. ...Read more
Does hcv coinfection expand only window period for antibody tests of hiv? Or does it have any affection to window period or accuracy of hiv pcr test?
Not accurate: It will not be accurate for current sexual encounter. It will give you a base line response for prior sexual encounters. If you are concerned about current experience, you can test in 1 month and then again in 6 months. ...Read more
Rapid HIV finger prick test at 26 weeks after unprotected sexual encounter. Result was negative how accurate is this result ? Shall I retest?
I wouldn't: The odds of a false negative are very low. The gold standard is a nucleic acid assay and if you have obsessive thoughts that you may be positive, this is an option. Otherwise, put the event behind you, learn from it, hopefully cherish having been loved in any case, and be thankful for good health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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