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Anyone Ever Tested Negative At 3 Months Retest Positive Later

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6 Month old infant & Mother Test Negative for HIV, Father tested Positive

We are in the process of adopting a baby boy from Taiwan. He was tested at 6month of age for HIV and tested negative. His mother was also tested at the time and she was negative. Father has been in jail and was recently tested. He tested positive....
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 is extremely unlikely given the baby's and mother's results. Read more »

Slept with a Hiv+,condom broke and tested Negative 6 months later

My partner is HIV+ and im -!! condom while i was on top of her in March!! But was too scared to... Read more »

9 months test negative

i had unprotected sex in september 09, i had an hiv test in june 10. it came up negative! thats 9... 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? What Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

...test, which can be "negative" for 2 to 6 months after HIV infection. (See Fact Sheet 102 for more information on HIV antibody testing.) For prognosis , viral load can help predict how long someone will stay healthy. The higher the viral load,... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...HIV laboratory screening methods, viral load assays, and HIV resistance tests. Many new technologies that will further enhance testing methods are in various stages of development. Patients presenting for testing within 36 hours of exposure to... Read more »
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22 months of negative tests but still positive

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 5 Replies
...for esophical thrush since I have recurring oral thrush. Is it at all possible this illness is in fact hiv and 22 months of testing did not show up. I mean are there any strains that the test would not pick up. I only really fear for my 1 and 2... Read more »

one month neg test

Posted by jambo
...well i have a one month neg test from a rapid test. this is after a condom-oil lube situation where the condom did not visibly break. according to experts Read more »

i tested negative 4 months after my last sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...i tested negative 4 months after my last encounter...is this accurate enough??? Read more »

i tested negative 4 months after my last sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...i tested negative 4 months after my last encounter...is this accurate enough??? am i really negative now? Read more »