HIV test accuracy
Jan 3, 2013
I had an HIV test where they withdrew blood exactly 3 weeks after possible exposure. My test came back negative. How reliable is this after 3 weeks?
My plan is to go again in another few weeks.
Response from Ms. Southall
Hi The guidelines for HIV testing are to be initially tested at 3 weeks then again at 90 days if this test is negative than so are you. You are on the right course for testing, yes it is reliable, but again you need to be tested again at 90 days to ensure you know your status.
Be well and stay safe, Shannon
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