Is 8 Weeks HIV test conclusive?
The test highly accurate after 4 weeks, and almost 100% accurate after 8 weeks. If you have had unprotected sex or shared injecting equipment in the last 6-8 weeks, we recommend you take another test in 6 weeks to be sure of your status.
How accurate is HIV antibody test after 2 months?
It takes time for the body to make antibodies after it is exposed to HIV, and different people make antibodies at different rates. The window period for antibody tests is between 3 weeks and 3 months. Up to 95% of people will have antibodies after 6 weeks, and 99% of people will have antibodies after 3 months.
How accurate is an antibody HIV test after 7 weeks?
We normally recommend doing a follow up HIV test at 3 months, but as you can see your HIV test at 7 weeks would be more than 95% accurate.
Can HIV antibodies be detected at 9 weeks?
Antibody Test. Your immune system makes antibodies when you are exposed to bacteria or viruses, like HIV. An HIV antibody test can determine if you have HIV from 3–12 weeks after infection. That’s because it can take a few weeks or longer for your immune system to make antibodies to HIV.
Can HIV antibody test be done after 8 weeks?
It will not. Any more of this will result in immediate deletion of the entire thread. Sorry doctor one last question I promise. You say that 8 weeks is conclusive for HIV antibody testing. Is that regardless of the risk factors?
How long does HIV test take to show conclusive results?
Any Hiv test is taken after 90 days after the last exposure is considered to be conclusive. Window period for anti bodies are 90 days as per medical experts. You have taken HIV test at 11th week which is (assume) on 77th day from the last exposure.
Can an HIV antibody test be wrong and turn positive?
Yes there is a possibility of the test turning positive. HIV antibodies take time to develop. In 95% of the infected people, antibodies will be fully formed by 6 weeks and an antibody test will be conclusive for them. In the remaining 5%, the test may be negative either because the person is not infected]
Is my 8-week test conclusive?
To your specific questions: 1) Yes, your 8 week test is conclusive. In case you are confused about common advice to test at 3 months or more after the last exposure, please see this recent thread: http://www.medhelp.org/posts/show/1704700