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Hiv P24 Antigen Weeks

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Is P24 Antigen with HIV Antibodies combo on 6 weeks

Dear Sir, I wish to inform you that I am male 40yrs having unprotected oral and protected vaginal sex with unknown lady on 6th Dec 2011 and she touched on my private area with unsafe hands. I got tested of HIV 1 and 2 Antibodies which was non...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
These are great tests for HIV and are now negative at 6 weeks after an exposure that sounds like it should not have transmitted HIV anyway. You are HIV negative and do not need any more testing. DW... Read more »

would p24 antigen be positive after 10 weeks after exposure considering I took PEP for 28 days?

I took PEP after 100 hours of exposure for 28 days. 6 weeks after my PEP course finished and which... Read more »

p24 antigen test at 2,3 and 6 weeks

Dear Doc Good Day, Thanks for last reply lot of negatives tests at 2 weeks,3 weeks and 6 weeks all... Read more »
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves First Rapid Diagnostic Test to Detect Both HIV-1 Antigen and HIV-1/2 Antibodies

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first rapid Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) test for the simultaneous detection of HIV-1 p24 antigen as well as antibodies to both HIV-1 and HIV-2 in human serum, plasma, and venous or... Read more »
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Recreational Drug Use and T Lymphocyte Subpopulations in HIV-Uninfected and HIV-Infected Men

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p24 antigen test

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
is it true the p24 antigen test is only accurate 2-4 weeks after infection ? Read more »

what is a p24 antigen ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
what is a p24 antigen ?
is this part of the elisa test ?
is this the antibody ?
anyone know ?


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P24 antigen

Posted by zdenal, 2 Replies
hi
I want to ask if it is par pripdadu who will not produce antibodies (extremely low risk and still existing) and will go on to test combo, duo, ELISA, etc. 4 generations where the P24 test / antibody. Antibodies are not detectable but P24 is found?... Read more »

Help - P24 Antigen detectability

Posted by Anonymous
7 weeks post exposure, but with a negative antibody test, wouldnt you expect the P24 Antigen test to be positive, especially if you have been symptomatic? Thanks who ever responds to this.

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