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Accuracy Of An Hiv Test After Six Weeks

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Testing for Hiv-accuracy of test after Exposure!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Anyone please help with this one!! IF you had a possible exposure to Hiv, how long Before Tests will pick up the infection, and how accurate are the rapid Hiv tests against the Elisa tests? If you are Elisa negative at 8 weeks after infection and 12... Read more »

Accuracy of pcr dna with antibody after 6 weeks - insertive oral

Posted by SDT, 4 Replies
Forum, I have asked this a couple of places but somewhat different answers. I had a happy ending which include a few seconds of oral.

Since I have had fatigue, fever, tingles- 3 weeks
Then loss of appetite at 4 weeks and progressed to muscle aches... Read more »

tested at six weeks

Posted by justsayno, 2 Replies
Ok so I tried my first time as a bottom with a gay guy. I sucked his penis unprotected for like 3 secs but then before he put a condom on he very slighty pushed his penis inside me then he put on a condom and put it up but then immediately removed... Read more »

chart with approximate accuracy of HIV antibody ??

Posted by sinso, 2 Replies
I have reading and found this
A person who has contracted HIV may show up positive as early as two weeks after the time they were infected. According to page 11 of the Module 6 Training Manual from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,... Read more »

Six week negative. Girlfriend and I still symptomatic. 'ARS can last for up to ten weeks'(?)

Posted by 908320498, 4 Replies
Hi guys, just a quick update from:

http://www.thebody.com/cgi-bin/bbs/showthreaded.php?Cat=&Board=infected&Number=269032

Six week test results came back:

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'HIV 1/2 Antigen/Antibody: Not Detected (not sure on... Read more »
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PEP and HIV Test Accuracy

Hello Dr. Frascino.First, thank you for all the time you take to answer all of our questions. Although I am still not in the 100% clear of my HIV scare, your information and advise in this forum has helped tremendously.I have one quick question: 8...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,It seems you are learning your lesson about the potential consequences of barebacking the hard way.PEP was certainly advisable in this situation, because your buddy turned out to be positively charged. Post-PEP testing guidelines recommend... Read more »

Differences/Accuracy of HIV testing

Dear Dr. Frascino,Thanks for taking the time to answer questions. I have 2 different questions for you. I had intercourse with a female 45 days ago (status unknown) where the condom broke. Within 24 hours I started combivir as a pep for 28 days....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Going Crazy,Regarding question #1, see below.As for question #2, a negative p24 antigen and qualitative PCR proviral DNA are extremely encouraging. However, I would still suggest you follow the recommended post-PEP testing guidelines... Read more »

Various Tests and Accuracy???

With the various tests for HIV that I'm aware of and those I am not, could you please answer a few questions for me? I would like to know the point in time that the following tests are most reliable and the corresponding accuracy rating on...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Home Access testing is a standard HIV antibody, then western blot confirmation of HIV antibodies. This test is most reliable about 12 weeks after acute HIV infection(when antibody testing is &gt99% accurate. The studies were done in HIV... Read more »

Quanitative PCR Test Accuracy 3 weeks following exposure!

I know with certainty I was exposed to HIV via anal intercourse about 3 weeks ago.....My doctor directed a quanitative PCR viral load test....Will the test definately show the virus present even though it has been 3 weeks since exposure? I know the...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
It certainly can be positive at 3 weeks, and if it is, can confirm infection. Although if it is negative, infection could still be present, and the test just not positive yet.MH... Read more »
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