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How conclusive is an Hiv test at four weeks?

Posted by worriedsick, 2 Replies
Should it be taken with a grain of salt? Or is it a good step in the right direction? Does anyone know the level of conclusiveness after 30 days for an HIV test? 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 »

hiv blood test conclusive or not?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello, I was wondering is a negative hiv blood test almost one year and a half after exposure with no further exposures truly conclusive? Or could a person possibly years later show up hiv positive? I heard a person say it can possibly take up to... Read more »

84 day hiv test not conclusive?

Posted by boots, 1 Reply
Ok in 07 I had a risk vaginal with an escort... I tested out to 84 days and I was negative.. Well yesterday I called around and I was told locally I did not test long enough.. That I should of tested again. Well I didnt so today I called the CDC and... Read more »
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Probability and Conclusiveness of HIV test

Hello Dr. Lisa Hightwo-Weidman,I went through a period of time where I had a lot of sexual partners. I'm a gay male and I typically bottom, so I guess that puts me in the "high risk" category. I had a really scary incident where I...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello thereThe sensitivity of HIV testing has improved greatly over the past few years. Current antibody tests can pick up HIV infection earlier than prior tests and by 90 days practically all (97%) infections are detected by antibody testing alone... Read more »

Is 4 weeks enough time for a fairly conclusive hiv test?

Hello Dr. CordovaI had unprotected sex with a guy 2 nights ago. I'm on birth control, and although he did not use a condom, he did not ejaculate inside of me. I know that that does not mean there is zero possibility of getting per-ejaculatory...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi M,It sounds like you have all of the info and answers already. You could go in for a test at 4 weeks. It would be a good indicator of what to expect at 90 days, and yes, please follow-up with a final test at 90 days.In health,Richard... Read more »

Hiv Conclusive tests

Are all Hiv 4th Generation tests conclusive after 3 months no matter what the exposure, how high the risk and no matter what symptons are present.I have had vaginal sex once with a Hiv positive female, not treated.Is one three month test sufficient...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe testing guidelines for HIV are to be initially tested at 3 weeks post exposure and then again at 90 days. As long as there are no other exposures happened during this time frame than the results are conclusive. No matter which generation they... Read more »

Is an 82 day HIV test conclusive

I was possibly exposed to HIV and was tested 82 days after the incident in the Netherlands, having both a rapid test and one which was returned to me 8 days later. The guidelines I have read have either said 84 days or 90 days. My question is...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,90 days is considered conclusive. However, I would feel extremely confident with the results of an 82 day test. I would not expect the results to change between 82 and 90 days. You could either test again at the 90 day mark, or wait until... Read more »
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Conclusions and Recommendations: Universal Access for MSM to HIV Prevention, Treatment, Care and Support Programs

Ninety-one countries (71%) did not report on access for MSM to HIV prevention programs. Only 10 of 128 countries (7%) were able to report that at least 60% of MSM have access to HIV prevention programs. Some MSM experts note that the calculations of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NIH Official Rewrote Safety Report on Nevirapine Use in Pregnant Women to Change Conclusions, Remove Negative Information

Dr. Edmund Tramont, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Division of AIDS , rewrote a safety report on the use of the antiretroviral drug nevirapine in pregnant women in order to change its conclusions and remove... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles Times Examines UNICEF Conclusion That Male Dominance Plays Major Role in Swaziland's High HIV Prevalence

The Los Angeles Times on Sunday examined Swaziland's HIV/AIDS epidemic and UNICEF representative Alan Brody's conclusion that one of the major reasons for the country's high HIV prevalence rate is that people in the country use laws, religions... Read more »
International AIDS Society

At Conclusion of Major International Scientific Meeting on AIDS, Researchers Highlight Evidence of Important Benefits From HIV Investments for Other Health Conditions, Including Those Affecting Women and Children

Cape Town, South Africa -- At today's conclusion of the 5th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2009) the International AIDS Society welcomed evidence illustrating how investments in HIV have contributed to reductions... Read more »