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Viral Load And Elisa Negative At 9 Weeks

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Test results at 9 weeks

I had the Proviral HIV DNA by PCR test done at 9 weeks after my potential exposure (64 days, to be exact). An Elisa antibodies test was done at the same time. Both came back negative.How confident can I be in this result? In general, would further...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...out the likelihood of having acquired HIV from this exposure. Serology can be delayed in conversion for up to 3 months, but viral load usually is quite high if infection had occurred.You could repeat HIV serology at 3 months just to complete the... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
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...t;s me chris t. I have posted severalt times about my experience numerous DA, not detected, rna viral load not dtected, but a positive wb. well i tested yesterday at 10 weeks exactly and i just called specialized testing who i tested Read more »

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