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Is 4th generation HIV duo test done 6 weeks post exposure conclusive?

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is my 4th gen test conclusive after 6 weeks?
Fri, 11 May 2018 in Sexually Transmitted Diseases
 
 
Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 25 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Yes HIV Duo test is conclusive at 6 weeks

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Hello. Thank you.
I am Dr kakkar (Dermatologist and Venereologist). I have noted your concern.

A 4th generation HIV Duo test (P24Ag and Anti HIV antibody) is considered conclusive at 6 weeks. It is a CDC recommendation.

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Follow-up: Is 4th generation HIV duo test done 6 weeks post exposure conclusive? 10 minutes later
Do you suggest any further retesting if there is a fever kicked in after 8 weeks?

Hi. Can you please suggest?
 
 
Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 9 hours later
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No further retesting

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Hi.

No. Not at all.

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