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Rapid Hiv Testing 11 Weeks

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ARS Symptoms 10 weeks?

Is it possible to have ARS symptoms 10 weeks after Exposure? I had a rapid HIV test 11.5 weeks after a unportected BJ from a woman I met in a bar. I was short of the 12 week mark by 3 days. The test was negative. They also did a NAAT test which was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) symptoms present two to three weeks after HIV primary infection. Your symptoms at 10 weeks would not be ARS related. Also, as I frequently point out in this forum, Read more »

Hiv symptoms and tests

I had a needlestick injury in january 11th. The patient tested negative on a rapid hiv test so I... Read more »

Rapid Test Accuracy..Scared and Donating to You

Dr BobI have read recent reports, one on TheBody, that says the OraSure Advance Test is not very... Read more »
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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

...Department of Health doing with the understanding of this finding, how are they changing practice? This finding is about two weeks old, so nothing yet. They're going to be reviewing the data and I'd refer you actually to the Department of... Read more »
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HIV Testing

... Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? What Are HIV Antibody Tests? ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Read more »
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HIV Resistance Testing

...the code for the "changed" amino acid in the mutant sample. Genotypic testing costs about $250. Results come back in about two weeks. Genotypic testing is the preferred method for people having problems with their first or second treatment... Read more »
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Rapid HIV Antibody Testing May Have Limitations in a Population With High Incidence of HIV

...that they get quarterly testing, so testing every three months. If they are otherwise low-risk MSM, we recommend that they get tested annually. These are just the records from our electronic medical record. Of course, because this is a public... Read more »
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Tested neg after 11 wks 2 days, conclusive?

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...Hi all, I had a rapid blood HIV antibodies test conducted today, tested negative (YAY!) and it's been 11 weeks + 2 days since my last exposure (protected vaginal, insertive unprotected oral). Can this be considered conclusive? I know the Read more »

Go for testing on the 11th

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...How conclusive would the results be at 7 and a half weeks after possible exposure? Also, Is there an alternative from waiting 10 days for test results? Thanks in advance Read more »

Rapid Testing in Canada

Posted by Regret101, 3 Replies
...In only ONE PLACE in Ontario (sorry dont know about other provinces)!!! I have waited and waited and took two tests at 3+5 weeks(blood testing). The anticipation is awful. I then went at 8 weeks for a rapid test....what a freaking difference.... Read more »

Has anyone taken a rapid test before!!???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...rapid HIV test tomorrow. I am a nervous wreck. I know it is better to only have to wait 20 min for your results, instead of 2 weeks, but I am terrified. The two encounters I am scared of, is 2 years ago I had slow, yet unprotected anal sex with a... Read more »