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4th gen test after 2 weeks
Oct 31, 2013

Im recently going through what may be the acute viral phase, or at least I'm worried that's what it is. How accurate is the 4th gen test 24 hours before two weeks from a possible exposure? Thank you.

Response from Dr. Hightow-Weidman

Hello there While your test might be positive at 2 weeks, accuracy is improved by 3-4 weeks. If symptomatic, I would also suggest getting a viral load test which may be positive a few days before the 4th generation test. If this test is negative I would repeat in another 2 weeks. Take care, LHW



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