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testing pcr dna, rna, antibody
Nov 11, 2002

Would a negative pcr dna, negative eia/western blot, and an undetectable pcr rna at 10 weeks, rule out an hiv infection?

Is it possible it could be a different strain of virus that is not being detected?

Is there still room for concern if symptoms exists and have persisted for 10 weeks?

Thanks for your help.

Response from Mr. Kull

The PCR tests indicate that the symptoms you are experiencing are not related to recent HIV infection. An antibody test is not considered accurate until three or more months have elapsed since exposure, but it is more than likely a true negative.

What is your risk for infection?

RMK



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