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6 week HIV test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know of anyone who tested negative at the 6 week mark following a risky sexual encounter and then subsequently tested positive? Read more »

12 weeks anti-hiv test , is it conclusive?

Posted by Nickkk, 1 Reply
Hi again,

i am very stressed again, 12 weeks (84 days) anti-hiv test comes negative,
1)is it conclusive?

I still have swollen lymph nodes and also i have sore throat and Swollen tonsils with white spots.

Last question , 2)i have extremely high levels of... Read more »

15 weeks anti-hiv test , is it conclusive?

Posted by Nickkk, 1 Reply
Please answer me, i am gonna crazy,
i have another anti-hiv test at 15 weeks.

but i have a pain in my liver, i have also a CBC but sgot and sgpt are at normal levels.

I have swollen lymph nodes too around my body. (neck, arms, legs)
i am so... Read more »

6 week test HIV negative after needle stick from HIV negative patient

Posted by Faith1970, 1 Reply
I pricked my finger after I inserted a 20 gauge IV. The needle did not retract all the way and it pricked my finger through my glove. The patient was tested that day and was negative for HIV, positive for Hep C. I was tested for HIV and Hep C 6... Read more »

How reliable is an ELISA HIV test at 5 weeks?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How reliable is an ELISA HIV test at 5 weeks? I know that the recommended testing timeframe is 3 mos. (99.9% accurate) ... but I've also heard that most people develop antibodies by 4 weeks and would test postive then (90% is what I heard).


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Is 16 weeks on a HIV test result conclusive? Worried!

Hi,I got tested for HIV 16 weeks after my exposure. They said I was negative, and that I should get tested again in 6 months. What should I do? Hearing that makes me think that it's still possible for me to have it. They say that the window...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe standards for HIV testing are to get the initial test at 3 weeks, then next at 3 months where 97% of the population test negative or positive and then at 6 months. It is because of the window period. The testing is picking up your body... Read more »

ELISA after 4 weeks and HIV test during doubtful symptoms

Hello Doctor, I had a protected sex 4 weeks ago, but had severe cold and body pain 2 weeks later... so I was scared if it was a Hiv Symptom. So I took a ELISA test now (4 weeks after exposure) and found to be negative. Can it be accurate? also in...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
You can certain get one more HIV test as you had some symptoms but if that is negative, I would say you are not HIV+.DW... Read more »

please help im petrified. does my 6 week hiv test become invalid...

Hi thank you so much for your help. I'm worried because on January 2nd this year I slept with a guy who had been with many women, and had just got back from Thailand where he had unprotected sex with a sex worker. I didn't use protection....
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe guidelines for testing are to be initially tested at 3 week post the last exposure then again at 3 months. From what you have described you need to get another test to ensure your status.Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

Indeterminate result HIV test 13 weeks pregnant (PREGNANCY AND INDETERMINATE HIV TEST, 2011)

Hi, I'm sorry to ask this question, as I realise that there are lots of similar questions on the subject, but I wanted something a little more specific as I am so stressed out!I am 13 weeks pregnant with my second child and had my routine...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is negligible and hence so is your chance of being HIV infected. Please note an "indeterminate" result is not a "positive" result! Pregnancy can induce nonspecific cross-reacting antibodies that can... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Be Greater Than AIDS: Get Yourself Tested Week Promotes Free HIV Testing June 19-27, 2010

New York, NY -- The first Be Greater Than AIDS: Get Yourself Tested Week will kick off on June 19th, calling on Americans, especially young people, to get tested for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the week leading up to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Free HIV Testing at Weeks School

The annual "Summer Sizzler" community HIV testing event will take place Monday at Edwin E. Weeks Middle School, 710 Hawley Ave. in Syracuse. Free, rapid-result HIV testing will be offered from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; no appointment is necessary. For more... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

North Carolina: Free HIV Tests Throughout Week

The Mecklenburg County Health Department will participate in National HIV Testing Day on Tuesday with free tests and counseling lasting the entire week. The Health Department, in partnership with the Metrolina AIDS Project, the Regional AIDS... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

D.C. Health Center to Offer Expanded Free HIV Testing This Week

Washington's Whitman-Walker Health Center will offer expanded HIV testing opportunities at multiple metro locations through Monday, National HIV Testing Day. For more information, visit . Back to other news... Read more »