test rna + antibody
Feb 20, 2012
I had unprotected vaginal sex and after 72 days I got RNA VIRAL LOAD TEST IT WAS undetectable AND EXCTALY 12 WEEKS LATER I HAD A ANTIBODY/ANTIGEN TEST IT WAS NEGaTIVE. SHOULD I RETESTED AGAIN?
Response from Ms. Southall
Hi The standard for rapid HIV tests, whether oral swab or blood are very accurate at 28 days, and conclusive at 90. However, when someone has had a known exposure to someone with HIV, you could perform a six month test, just to be extra cautious.
So unless you had another type of transmission possibility during the 12 week time frame, you are HIV negative!.
Be well and stay safe, Shannon
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