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Hiv Test After 5 Weeks

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Free HIV Testing at Weeks School

The annual "Summer Sizzler" community HIV testing event will take place Monday at Edwin E. Weeks Middle School, 710 Hawley Ave. in Syracuse. Free, rapid-result HIV testing will be offered from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; no appointment is necessary. For more... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

North Carolina: Free HIV Tests Throughout Week

The Mecklenburg County Health Department will participate in National HIV Testing Day on Tuesday with free tests and counseling lasting the entire week. The Health Department, in partnership with the Metrolina AIDS Project, the Regional AIDS... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

D.C. Health Center to Offer Expanded Free HIV Testing This Week

Washington's Whitman-Walker Health Center will offer expanded HIV testing opportunities at multiple metro locations through Monday, National HIV Testing Day. For more information, visit www.whitman-walker.org/page.aspx?pid=383 . Back to other news... Read more »
Ask the Experts

D'OH! HIV test next week

Dear Dr. Bob,Respect for everything you do on this site, elsewhere and for maintaining such a wicked sense of humour. Inspirational - you make the possibility of infection seem a little more bearable. By the way next time you're here in Britain...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Now calm that "anxious brain" of yours down! Your condom stayed on, eve if it slipped a bit, so you are fine. Yes, scabs are barriers to infection. I do wonder about that "small permanent scab." Have you had a dermatologist or... Read more »

Indeterminate result HIV test 13 weeks pregnant (PREGNANCY AND INDETERMINATE HIV TEST, 2011)

Hi, I'm sorry to ask this question, as I realise that there are lots of similar questions on the subject, but I wanted something a little more specific as I am so stressed out!I am 13 weeks pregnant with my second child and had my routine...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is negligible and hence so is your chance of being HIV infected. Please note an "indeterminate" result is not a "positive" result! Pregnancy can induce nonspecific cross-reacting antibodies that can... Read more »

Oraquick Oral Swab In-Home HIV test (12 weeks & 13 weeks)

Dear ShannonThank you for your time and patience in answering questions on this forum.I took an OraQuick Oral Swab In-Home HIV test at 12 weeks and another one at 13 weeks post potential exposure. Both resulted in only 'C' line and no...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiFirst the guidelines for testing are to be initially tested at 3 weeks post exposure then again at 90 days if this test is negative than so are you.Second, for the home test, the line in the C means the test was run correctly and no line in the T... Read more »

HIV TEST AT 14 Weeks?/Canada and U.S.A. testing

At testing clinics throughout Canada they always reccomend that someone mustwait 14 weeks after a possible exposure, prior to being tested. With all the conflictinginformation could it mean that little is understood about seroconversion? Could you...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your inquiry. Most of the confusion about waiting periodsfor getting tested is due to the fact that there are really 3 time points asto when people show positive on the test.The AVERAGE period of time that an infected person will... Read more »
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How reliable is an ELISA HIV test at 5 weeks?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How reliable is an ELISA HIV test at 5 weeks? I know that the recommended testing timeframe is 3 mos. (99.9% accurate) ... but I've also heard that most people develop antibodies by 4 weeks and would test postive then (90% is what I heard).

Thanks

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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 »

hiv test at 7 weeks

Posted by ironman82, 1 Reply
hi kind people out there,
regarding my case, i had a unprotected oral sex from from a girl which last about 2 minutes and we have protected sex. After the exposure, i have some flu, joint arches but no fever. I got tested on week 7 and it came out... Read more »

i got tested for hiv 6 weeks after exposure

Posted by lookingforhelp, 1 Reply
i got tested at 6 week after exposure it was negative. what is the odds i will test positive later on. my anxiety is killing me. it actually put me in the hospital, there did more whit count test all were normal can anyone please help me Read more »