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Is The 6 Week Hiv Test Reliable

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Follow Up For "Are these hiv tests conclusive after 3,6 and 11 week?"

Dear Dr. Frascino,Upon your advice, I had an another negative Hiv1/2 Ab Blood Test at 102nd day. As you strongly anticipated my 3 months test(even almost 15 week)test are negative.My I yell a Woo Hoo?Please respond my follow up, it will help also...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Yep! In fact I'll yell it with you. Ready? One, Two, Three . . . WOO-HOO!!! Didn't that feel great?Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bob Read more »

Are these hiv tests conclusive after 3,6 and 11 week?

Dear Dr,After a unprotected oral sex, I have got following tests;- 19 day Hiv 1/2 Negative- 21 day... Read more »

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can you tell me how much times i can tested the hiv test and where. Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...take longer than three months. During this "window period" you may not test positive for HIV even if you are infected. Normal HIV tests don't work for newborn children of HIV-infected mothers. In many places, you can get tested anonymously for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health-Care Settings

... References Consultants Membership List, November 2005 CDC, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing in Health-Care Settings Project The material in this report originated in the National Center for... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Pregnancy and HIV

...mother's antibodies are passed to the baby. This does not mean the baby is infected. Fact Sheet 102 has more information on HIV tests. Another test, similar to the HIV viral load test (See Fact Sheet 125 , Viral Load Tests), can be used to... Read more »
The Body

The Evolution of HIV Testing in the U.S.: Are We at the Cusp of a New Era?

... Table of Contents Introduction Obstacles to the Implementation of Routine HIV Testing in the U.S. New Technologies in HIV Testing HIV Testing Requirements: Opt-In, Opt-Out and Counseling Improving HIV Read more »
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6 week HIV test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anyone know of anyone who tested negative at the 6 week mark following a risky sexual encounter and then subsequently tested positive? Read more »

HIV test

Posted by neve_do_it_again, 1 Reply
...area so it will catch some of her water. and also I fingers her and I don't know if I had any wonds in my finger . I had Duo HIV test after 4 weeks and it was negative . Also 6 weeks antibody test and it was negative. I also go to the 8 weeks... Read more »

10 yrs to find out?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...it can take up to 10 yrs to find out you are +. is that true? i'm scared i had very risky unprotected sex. if i have a blood hiv test done, how long after exposure will it take for me to find out. please help? Read more »

6 weeks test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Donate About Us FAQs Fact Sheets Basics Conferences Public Policy Treatment Comprehensive Guide to HIV Testing Quick Start: Find a Testing Location Near You What is HIV Antibody Testing? Why Should I Be... Read more »