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Tested nonreactive HIV rapid test 3yrs after 1st and last sex cntct. Is there a possible false negative? Am i really free? Help!
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
I got tested of HIV after 60 days through HIV tridot test nd came negative. My risk exposusre was receiving blowjob from unknown guy.Do i test again?
Got tested of HIV with tridot method aftr 60 days it came negative my activity was i received blowjob from unknwn person.Can i rely this 60 days test?
Probably: Your question is unclear; I am guessing you mean the test was done 60 days after your unprotected sexual contact. By 60 days the majority of indivfiduals exposed to hiv1 would have an antibody response and so would test positive if infected. You should consult your personal physician who ordered the test to discuss any small chances of a false negative, and always use protection! ...Read more
HIV testing: If you have never been tested before, you should get tested NOW to establish a baseline. Many cities have free and anonymous HIV testing. After your initial test, you do not need to get tested again unless you have engaged in risky behavior such as needle sharing or unprotected sex. Unprotected anal and vaginal sex are the most risky, especially for the receptive partner. Always practice safe sex! ...Read more
HIV testing: Most people develop HIV antibodies within 2-8 weeks of their infection. The average is 25 days. 97% of people will develop detectable antibodies in the first 3 months. Rarely, it can take up to 6 months to develop antibody. If there's concern about acute hiv, a test that measures HIV RNA viral load can be done. The time between HIV infection and RNA detection is about 10 days. Talk with md. ...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
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