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sir, I am 25 year old. i had unprotected sex on 28th October night. I got fear as if i am attacked by hiv. so i took PCR and ELISA test on 24th November in nearby laboratory. the result is negative. sir am i free from hiv or still nee time to get the conformation.
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replied December 14th, 2015
HIV and AIDS Answer A55261
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PCR for HIV tests are not recommended to screen for HIV infections in low risk exposures.

As per CDC recommendations, the only test used to screen for HIV is the ELISA test, which detects HIV antibodies in the body secretions and or blood. The 4th generation ELISA tests for HIV, detects both the HIV antibody as well as antigens of HIV virus. Hence the test that is very accurate and sensitive at detecting HIV infection. This test can be done after 4 weeks of exposure. If found negative, the test should repeat it every 4 weeks until 12 weeks.

In case the test results are negative after 12 weeks, then you can consider yourself as HIV free.

But if the risk of being infected is very high, a repeat testing at 6 months is recommended by CDC and WHO to confirm the absence of HIV infection.


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replied December 14th, 2015
DR. After 20 daysof exposure. I took ELISA test in nearby Aids government clinic.. Result is negative.
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