2nd trry!! Please advise.. Pregnant with delayed antibodies?
Jan 18, 2012
This is my second attempt for an response back.
I will keep it short and direct:
1. My EX boyfriend tested HIV positive in early Jan. 2008 2. I then went on spree of testing! I tested 2, 4,6,9 all the way up to 2 and half years past my last exsposure to him! all of my tests were ELISA and were NEGATIVE. I even had a virl load done at the 8 month mark and it was less than 48 copies...
My current concern is is I am happy and now pregnant, But I need to know what the odds of me have delayed HIV antibodies? I have read stories of people taking YEARS to develop antibodies and then test positive.
I would like the raw facts and straight honesty, so that I can prepare myself and my little baby for our future... Is it possiblefor me to now test positive after so many negative tests? delayed response...?
Thank you very very much
Response from Mr. Cordova
No. You would have developed antibodies by now. These stories you are readin are just that. Stories. Within three months time you would have produced enough antibodies to get an accurate result. When someone has a known exposure to HIV, we would say that a six month test could be performed. Just to be extra careful. You are well outside even that window.
Bottom line: You are negative. Best of luck to you and your baby!
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