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Is HIV ELISA test 3 months conclusive?

Posted by absolute, 1 Reply
Is HIV ELISA blood test at 3 months after possible exposure conclusive? What factors affect the window period of HIV? Why do some people are false negative after 3 months? Thanks Read more »

Only Times When 3 Months is not Conclusive

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
3 month, 13 weeks, 90 days is considered conclusive with HIV testing. Wheather with Orasure, Oraquick, home Access or Blood test 13 weeks is consider conclusive. A 3rd Gen Elisa test is consider encouraging at 6 weeks, and the all clear by 10... Read more »

Additional support for 3 month conclusive window

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Dear all,

Sorry if I seem obsessed with convincing everyone that 3 months is good, but as I am waiting for my 16 week ELISA/WB and PRC, I am experiencing some anxiety. Finding documentation that indicates my 10 week test is a pretty good indication... Read more »

how conclusive is the test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i had a three month neg test well the exact days were 88 and 95 drom last exposuresm,so i bit over three months, how good percentage wise is that?

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Is 12 weeks MEIA test result is conclusive???

Posted by xzxz803, 2 Replies
Sorry to bother you all again but I couldn't stop myself from reposting due to my anxeity.
Few months ago, an unknown girl give me a protected blowjob but before putting the condom on, she put it in her mouth. Although I had no symptoms but I took... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Is a 16 week ELISA test conclusive?

Hello Doctors, good forum and good information. I had a potential unwanted oral exposure at a bachelor's party when a stripper placed an object that was in her vagina in my mouth.. After this; I did the following tests;- 20 days after...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your comments.HIV testing is recommended for all persons age 13-64 as part of routine healthcare (independent of risk or risk category).1. I typically recommend HIV testing at 1,3 and 6 months after an exposure. Therefore a 16... Read more »

ELISA and DNA PCR - How conclusive?

I had a rash on June 17th and i tested both ELISA and Qualitative DNA PCR on Aug 17th (8 weeks after the rash). Both came out negative. My HIV counselor told me thats very conclusive and I dont need any further testing. But in different blogs I am...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The HIV DNA PCR is not approved by the FDA for routine HIV screening (due to the rate of false positives, other technical considerations and cost). The best test for HIV screening remains an FDA-approved HIV-antibody test taken outside the window... Read more »

Is the PCR qual test conclusive after 2 months?

Is the PCR-qual test conclusive regarding one's HIV status after 2 months of a risky incident?...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
You are referring to the qualitative HIV PCR test, which is able to detect the presence of HIV before antibodies have formed, that is, before the ELISA and Western Blot have turned positive. Because the standard method for determining HIV infection... Read more »

is duo test conclusive after 13 months?

hi sir/mam i am from india i had hgt risk exposure with sex worker after the exposure i did lot of test rapid test about 15 and elisa 3, pcr proviral test 1 and pcr rna test 1, all are negative in 1 year now i did duo test after 13 months the test...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

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

University of North Carolina
Hello there-At 13 months post possible exposure, with all of your tests negative, I think you can conclusively eliminate HIV as the cause of your symptoms. I would suggest seeing a provider to find the cause so you can feel better. It's not... 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 »
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Cry for Help for Caregivers

Late payment of the small monthly stipend that the Health Department provides to volunteer caregivers threatens to undermine the system, experts say. Among South Africa's nearly 39,000 community caregivers, 57 percent work in critical HIV and TB... Read more »
Women Alive

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire

The article below, titled "Greed and HIV," was written by Steve Whitson, Ph.D. (editor), and is reprinted from the January/February 1999 issue of Positively Aware , the monthly newsletter from Test Positive Aware Network in Chicago. You can contact... Read more »