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When should a person go for HIV test after having exposure? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 23-Aug-2013
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Doctor:Good evening
User:Good evening!
User:When should a person go for HIV test?
User:from the date of exposure?
Doctor:after a week of exposure to 3 months post the exposure
User:r u sure that it will be detected in 3 months 100%
Doctor:no test is 100% sure
Doctor:It is sure by 95 to 98%
User:then whn will get 100% sure report?
User:after how many moths?
User:after how many months?
Doctor:There is no test that can confirm ever by 100%
Doctor:I hope you understand
Doctor:HIV RNA PCR can detect the virus accurately at 98%
User:If a person is infected how will come to know if there is no sure report even after 3 monhts.
Doctor:This is the best possible test now
Doctor:Can I call you in this regard now?
Doctor:Are you free?
User:i am free
Doctor:Confirm your contact number please
Doctor:I shall call you soon
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