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Is The 6 Week Hiv Test Reliable

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DUO HIV Test reliability 4 weeks after exposure?

I had proctected sex with a sex worker in a high risk country 7 9 days ago. The condom broke and i withdrew within 2-3 seconds. I started PEP treatment after 52 hours (late i know). If I can access a DUO HIV test at 4 weeks how conculsive is this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,A negative DUO HIV test at four weeks is encouraging, but not conclusive. You would still need a negative ELISA at three months and six months, according to the post-PEP testing guidelines. (Check the archives for additional information about... Read more »

reliability of hiv rapid test at 29 weeks

i had sex with the csw sometime ago. it was protected all the way. but few days later i got very... Read more »

What is the Reliability of neg Hiv test at 8 weeks?

Hello Dr. Bob, I have asked questions before, and I French kissed a lady on two occassions for two... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Economists Helping to Deliver Reliable Data About What Development Aid Works

"[F]inally, we're getting some reliable data suggesting how to" help people in developing countries because of economists, who "provide answers that are rigorously field-tested, akin to the way drugs are tested in randomized controlled trials,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Be Greater Than AIDS: Get Yourself Tested Week Promotes Free HIV Testing June 19-27, 2010

New York, NY -- The first Be Greater Than AIDS: Get Yourself Tested Week will kick off on June 19th, calling on Americans, especially young people, to get tested for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the week leading up to... Read more »
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

Virginia: Free HIV Testing to Be Held Next Week

As part of National HIV Testing Day, the Departments of Human Services and Public Health will sponsor free HIV testing at the following four locations from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. next week: Monday, June 26, Ronnie's Tire Co., 1096 Virginia Beach Blvd. at... 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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Reliability of 10 week test

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi,

I am in Canada. I had one time unprotected receptive oral sex exposure without any ejaculation. I got tested at 10 weeks after exposure. I am not quite sure, what generation they are using for testing. My test was NEGATIVE. I past 13 weeks... Read more »

How reliable is a HomeAccess test at 13 weeks???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Anyone know? I tried calling HomeAccess but my phone died while i was waiting to talk to a counselor :(

Thanks

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HIV COMBO TESTING RELIABILITY

Posted by GreatEscape, 1 Reply
Got myself tested 4 weeks after my last "possible" exposure (oral receptive for about two minutes, no ejaculation, presence precum unknown, insertive partner's status unknown) via SD BIOLINE HIV 1/2 RAPID TEST. Results came out negative.

At the 7th /... Read more »