|Prc rna test
Jul 5, 2013
I have taken a pcr rna with detection <20 copies 10.5 days after possible exposure and one 29 days later along an hiv antibody by icma 1/0/2 test.
My questions are Is my 29 day rna prc test along with a icma antibody test suspenders and belt? The only reason I ask this is because I'm not sure of the generation of the icma test.
What generation is the icma test equivalent to? 2nd 3rd gen elisa?
Thanks dr wohl!
| Response from Dr. Wohl
The undetectable HIV RNA at 10 and 29 days post exposure is reassuring. But, you should undergo the usual testing (12 weeks at least) to be certain regardless of antibody test in use.
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