Am I free of HIV when HIV antibody test was negative 6 months post exposure?

Posted on Wed, 20 Nov 2019 in HIV and AIDS
Question: . After 3 months hiv1/2 ag and ab screen negative Hiv1 detect/quant p Undetected copies Did antibody test after 5 months Negative Did hiv1 rna by pcr Result: <0.02 Interval: < 20 copies / ml (detected) Hiv particle has 2 genome copies conversion factor *1.74 for iu/ml So they said it meant negative. Did antibody after 6 momths of possible exposure and was negative using cmia method. Result was .13 and non reactive range was <1.0. So was considered non reactive.
Answered by Dr. Muhammad Sareer Khalil 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
You don't seem to have HIV

Detailed Answer:


Based on the report you described, you do not seem to have HIV. The window period lasts up to 6 weeks and therefore repeat testing is advised to confirm the results. Please relax as you have tested negative.

Please consult your doctor before deciding on any further course of action. For future follow up / correspondence you may ask me directly at the link given below. Wishing you the best of health


Dr. M.S. Khalil

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