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What would be the reasons?
Apr 3, 2013

To antibody test past 6 months? Or is 6 months the for sure mark no matter what your exsposure or what symptoms you still have?

Response from Mr. Cordova

Hi there:

Three months is the "for sure" mark. The six month window is outdated. The tests we have now are sensitive enough to pick up an infection by 28 days for most people, and the rest by 90 days.

A negative result at 90 days is considered conclusive.

In health,

Richard



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