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Is Negative 6 Month Hiv Rapid Test Conclusive

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one positive rapid test followed by 10 negative rapid test..

Dear sir i am very much thankful to your forum. My question is i had unprotected frottage with a sex girl in bangkok. When i returened to india i took two rapid test at 3rd and 6th week after exposure and the results came back negative. AT...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...transmission/acquisition.Your positive eight-week test was undoubtedly a "false positive," as evidenced by your multiple subsequent negative tests. You've had 10 negative rapid tests since your "positive" test. HIV is not your problem. No way. No... Read more »

Rapid Blood Test - Results

I was tested at 7 weeks with a Rapid Blood test at planned parenthood. It had a very dark Neg... Read more »

Antiretroviral treatment and HIV testing

Dear DocI had unprotected sex with a girl and within 72 hours after exposure recieved... Read more »
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testing questions

Posted by panicked1, 2 Replies
...I am so freeken confused on the 3 month versus 6 month window period I had a bj from a csw ive had a bunch of rapid tests all the way out to 97 days all negative they were the Read more »

When Can I stop testing?

Posted by john00, 2 Replies
...visited a call girl that perofrmed unprotected oral on me multiple times. I have tested since last massage at 7 months EIA negative and by PCR DNA negative. I have also had multiple other antibody tests(rapid/EIA/ICMA) within that time frame of... Read more »

rapid tests vs. ELISA (Dr. Bob's answer!!)

Posted by JillianB, 2 Replies
...confidence in your results, because it did that for me... Here's the question and answer.... False negative test results Mar 24, 2006 First of all, thanks for the website and all of the wonderful work you do. I had two encounters I've been... Read more »

Negative after 40 days ! Is this valuable ?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Hello everyone, I have a negative rapid test after 40 days of exposure ? Is this valuable since I am gonna get married ? Is there any documented case of being Read more »