|2014 HIV OraQuick Test Accuracy
Feb 23, 2014
I participated in high-risk activity in college. I graduated 1.5 years ago. I have since not participated in any high-risk activity. I took 2 oral oraquick tests and then 2 blood oraquick tests at planned parenthood. All these tests were negative. Does repeat testing increase likelihood of correct results? Does the test not catch certain strains? Are my results conclusive?
| Response from Ms. Southall
Hi The testing guidelines for HIV are to be initially tested at 3 weeks post exposure and then again at 90 days. As long as there are no other exposures happened during this time frame than the results are conclusive. Your results are conclusive!
Be well and stay safe, Shannon
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