Jul 13, 2001
i received unprotected oral sex in spring of 1997.
i was tested for HIV with orasure in spring of 1998. i tested negative. i also tested again with orasure in either fall '98 or spring of '99 and tested negative.
i have also donated blood acouple time in '98 & '99 yrs. i never heard anything back from the donation center about my blood coming up with problems being tested for any STD.
Is it safe to say I am hiv negative? the incident in 1997 was the only time that has put me at risk.
| Response from Mr. Kull
Yes, it is safe to say that you are HIV negative. The Orasure testing system--an HIV antibody test that uses oral fluid instead of blood--is highly accurate. Please see my response to "Orasure" (http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/Testing/Q2946.qna) for detailed information on your question.
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