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Is Negative 6 Month Hiv Rapid Test Conclusive

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is a rapid test for hiv is conclusive after 3 months

hello dr, i am from india.i had unprotected vaginal sex with my last 4 girlfriends for many times before 1 year.now i am got married with my wife.and she was pregnant.i had tested for hiv many times.the all tests are negative.for pregnancy me and my...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello thereThe sensitivity of HIV testing has improved greatly over the past few years. Current antibody tests can pick up HIV infection earlier than prior tests and by 90 days practically all (97%) infections are detected by antibody testing alone... Read more »

Is new generation of Rapid -ve test for HIV 1 & 2 conclusive for this situation?

Dear Doctor,Please answer this fifth time i ask and I haven't recieve any answer from you and... Read more »
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Halifax Researchers Find High Acceptability for Rapid HIV Testing

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Innovative Rapid HIV Test Appears to Detect Acute HIV; OraQuick Rapid Saliva Tests Found to Be Not Very Accurate for High Risk Testers

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Is HIV ELISA test 3 months conclusive?

Posted by absolute, 1 Reply
Is HIV ELISA blood test at 3 months after possible exposure conclusive? What factors affect the window period of HIV? Why do some people are false negative after 3 months? Thanks Read more »

Is negative test result at 94 days post exposure conclusive ?

Posted by Iampanicked, 2 Replies
I got my HIV1 &2 antibodies screening test done, serum and HIV 1/2 & P24 combo test (CMIA) done today, it came non reactive ! In the bottom of the result it says results to be clinically correlated and rarely false negativity/Positivity... Read more »

3 month test conclusive for everyone?

Posted by Worried12, 3 Replies
My only risk was masturbating with worn panties with yellow stains in them. I tested negative at almost 4 months. I just had a diarrhea attack, and I am lightheaded and have trouble remembering things and am now scared I have HIV again. Should I... Read more »

hiv rapid test 1/2

Posted by sillysausage, 1 Reply
Hi everyone,

are these tests highly reliable after six months? I had a negative one today thank god, but the doc still sends all bloods off to lab to test as well. Have i anything to worry about? Read more »