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How Long For Elisa Test Results

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ELISA test result period

Hi, Please let me know how long it would take for the result of the ELISA test to come out. Are the test results available on the same day or does it take a few weeks. I am aware that the window period for doing the ELISA test is 3 months....
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The time it takes for a person to receive a result from a standard antibody test varies depending on the testing facility and their procedures. Results can be available anywhere from several days to two weeks (usually not longer than that). Call... Read more »

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How long for the results of PCR testing?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can anybody who went through PCR testing tell us how long it takes to get the results? I heard that the tests are only done in CA, so people from other states (I'm from TX) would probably have to wait longer. Thanks a lot.

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Elisa Results are Conflicting!

Posted by BahamianQT, 2 Replies
Hi, I am a very anxious high risk 18 year old heterosexual female. I say that I am high risk because I have had unprotected sex with seven men in the past seven months! I was prompted to test when one of the guys came up with symptoms of constant... Read more »

how long for results

Posted by Anonymous
i am wondering how long does it take to do an elisa test and a wb test? Thanks Read more »

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How long does it take for test results to come back? I just applied for Life Insurance and they did several tests, one of which was HIV. Now I'm thinking about every risky encounter I've had. I figured my last risky encounter was 5 months before my... Read more »