Non-reactive Hiv Test At 5 Months

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PCR test

Hi, i had sex with a prostitute last week and after 2 days i have taken PCR Test the result shows positive, latter again after 5 days i went to a hospital and took HIV 1 and HIV 2 tests here the result shows Non- Reactive, so doctor told that i am...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...diagnostic testing due to the rate of false positives, other technical considerations and cost. The accuracy of any type of HIV test taken at day two is unreliable.HIV-antibody tests (HIV-1 and HIV-2) taken prior to the three-month mark are not... Read more »

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