Is p24 antigen test a good test
Jul 26, 1999
Dr. It has been four weeks since I was exposed to aids. Ten days after exposure I took a p24 antigen test, which was negative. I have not shown any flu like symptoms that are sometimes common. How reliable and valid is the P24 antigen test? What are my chances of still being positive, and should I be re-tested? Thank You
Response from Dr. Holodniy
That test by itself is not reliable. Antibody testing should be performed at 1 and 3 months. MH
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