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3 Month Hiv Test Or 6 Months

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CONFUSING 6 MONTH HEPATITIS AND HIV TESTs, NEED YOUR HELP

Dear Doctor BabaraI recently got the results of my 6 month tests, i had taken PEP for 30 days in April, the exposure was last day of March. The test was taken 180 days after possible exposure.HEP A,C and HIV are negative.Now HEP B, this is where it...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I suspect the laboratory report may be confusing you but that the results are fine. Would discuss with your doctor. Read more »

Is the medicines after exposure of 6 months affect the HIV test results?

Sir,I had a sex with girl on the 21/12/08.In June,2009 I got fever, cold and cough. It has 7 days.... Read more »

HIV test 3 or 6 months???

I'm from Ontario, Canada. I was told by the Ontario AIDS hotlineand my doctor after my 3 month test... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

... What Is HIV Testing? How Do I Get Tested? Who Should Get Tested? When Should I Get Tested? Do Any Tests Work Sooner After Infection? Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Expanded HIV Testing and Trends in Diagnoses of HIV Infection -- District of Columbia, 2004-2008

...decreased to 1.4% and 1.7% in 2007 and 2008, respectively. During 2005-2007, the overall proportion of persons self-reporting tests for HIV within the past 12 months increased, from 14.9% in 2005 to 18.7% in 2007 (p Table 2 ). Reported by: T... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vital Signs: HIV Testing and Diagnosis Among Adults -- United States, 2001 - 2009

...immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is a major cause of morbidity, mortality, and health-care expenditures in the United States. HIV testing and linkage to care are essential to identify persons early in their course of infection to prevent... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Passing the HIV Test for Black America

...controlling infectious disease is also among the most straightforward: HIV screening. That is what makes our collective performance on HIV testing so disappointing. And it is what makes recent efforts at both the governmental and the community... Read more »
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Is it possible to take longer than 6 months?

Posted by value24, 1 Reply
...had a condom protected one night stand with a woman of unkown status, paid for, and was tested by ELISA 1/2 at 5 months and 6 months post exposure. Can it ever take longer? is 6 months absolutely conclusive no matter what? Regardless of what... Read more »

hiv neg 3months thrush 6months?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...tested hiv neg at 3 months with elisa blood test....but 6 months post exposure i've got thrush...it was ruled from antibiotics, but am curious now. my hiv neg testing was brought into Read more »

elisa neg@3months

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...my elisa test for hiv is neg at exactly 3 months from the time i had unprotected vaginal sex with a guy. we didnt use a condom but he pulled out. Read more »

Dude... for real

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Someone suggested reading Dr. Daar's "Ask the Experts" column. Dude suggests talking HIV tests 6 AND 13 months after exposure. Is there even any medical science behind that??? This site is so backwards. One doc says 13 Read more »