Jul 5, 2011
Dr. Franscino Donation made as promised. I went for my test again at 12 week 3 days(87 days). It was Rapid INSTI test at BCCDC, Vancouver,Canada. It is nonreactive. Can I consider it conclusive. Are rapid tests as reliable as ELISA
Response from Dr. Frascino
A negative rapid HIV test is considered definitively negative unless the test was run within the "window period" (defined as the first three months after exposure). A negative rapid test is as reliable as a negative ELISA outside the window period.
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