still not sure
Oct 7, 2008
I hope you remember me, I had 2 exposures the latest one was a month ago and I got weakly reactive rapid test twice on day 21, the subsequent WB and DNA PCr taken at day 11 came back negative. The staff at testing facility were not very nice to me maybe because of my anxiety, the discordant results form clearly stated to collect blood for more tests after 4 weeks but they refused to give me an appointment. what are my chances of being HIV negative, if any? I had all the symptoms including fever, diarrhea, a mild rash on my stomach etc. But they were all mild, fever never went above 100F. Please advice. Thanking you,
Response from Dr. Frascino
Your question is confusing. How could you test weakly reactive on day 21 and then a "subsequent WB and DNA PCR taken at day 11 came back negative?" Day 11 would be 10 days prior (rather than subsequent) to day 21. Please write back with a more coherent time frame and I'll try to help. Briefly, if you had several weakly reactive rapid tests, which were indeed followed by a negative WB and DNA PCR, you would be definitively negative and no additional testing would be warranted.
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