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Hello Dr you say elisa negative at six months no is 100% acutare?
Mar 18, 2012

in this answer http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Meds/Q220156.html

Do you think elisa is no conclusive at six months?

When is elisa 100% conclusive and segurity?

When was the most long time seroconversion time?

please forgive my bad english

thanks

Response from Dr. McGowan

There are very few absolutes in medicine. While there are always possible exceptions to every rule, it IS TRUE that if a person has had serial negative HIV tests (for example at 3 months and 6 months), especially with our new tests (which look for both antibody and antigen) it is the best way of being certain that there is no HIV infection present.

Joe



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