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HIV test conclusion

Hi DoctorI have test at 3,4,5 months with blood drawn ICMA and ELISA 4 gen.DUO tests.All where negative.Am I still nedded to test at 6 months to be conclusivly negative is this possible that HIV virus have like time clock for producing antibodies.I...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
You chances of developing a positive antibody test after being negative at 3, 4 and 5 months is extremely unlikley. Normally we would test at 3 and 6 months (following New York State Guidelines). If you had a particularly risky exposure (to a... Read more »

Instant HIV test Conclusive?

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Follow Up For "Are these hiv tests conclusive after 3,6 and 11 week?"

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How conclusive is an Hiv test at four weeks?

Posted by worriedsick, 2 Replies
...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 »

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 »

HIV test

Posted by neve_do_it_again, 1 Reply
...area so it will catch some of her water. and also I fingers her and I don't know if I had any wonds in my finger . I had Duo HIV test after 4 weeks and it was negative . Also 6 weeks antibody test and it was negative. I also go to the 8 weeks... 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 »