Hiv Test Average Time Results
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Yes, I agree, you are indeed confused. You are wondering if you infected your partner; however, you've tested negative to date, had no symptoms suggestive of HIV and have been placed on PEP (beginning treatment far beyond the recommended... Read more »
University of British ColumbiaNone of the drugs you are taking (and no drugs that I know of) have any effect on the HIV antibody test results. I would say the same thing about any of the other tests you have undergone. If the results were negative (for HIV-1 and everything... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Alcohol does not affect HIV test results. (See below)Yes, your 99-day result is conclusive.Good luck. Be well.Dr. BobFollow up to the binge drinking question.Jul 26, 2008 Bob, My question was because i am drinking so much alcohol, will the... Read more »
Stanford University, School of Medicine1. It may relate to someone's underlying immune system and genetics, the amount of HIV received and the method (sexual vs. injection drug use).2. No.3. Because the look for antibodies and not the virus. The position of the US FDA has been up... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesThe information that "the average time to test accurately for hiv antibodies is 25 days" is grossly outdated. So, let us not go into lengthy definition about the meaning of average. Most doctors, lab technicians and experts say that by 4 weeks, most... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyAs you all can see the average for positive test is 10-14 days before they said 21 or 25 days. Info from John Hopkins medical management of HIV 2001.
The window period: The time delay from infection to positive EIA averages 10 to 14 days with newer... Read more »
Posted by Hawaii_Guy, 3 RepliesI was just wondering, if the "average" person test + at 25 days, and ARS usually occurs between 2-4 weeks from exposure -- then some of those people could be experiencing ARS "while" testing positive?
Also, on some "common symptoms listings of ARS... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI've read that the average time for seroconversion is 25 days after infection. If you recall from school, to get an average you add up all the scores and then divide by the number of scores. Well we know that there are some people who take longer... Read more »
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