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Is HIV-1 RNA test done 60 days post exposure conclusive?

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Posted on Mon, 11 Jul 2016
Question: How accurate is a HIV-1 RNA Qualitative TMA test when done 60 days after possible exposure? I had the test and it was negative. Is this conclusive... or should I get tested again?
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Answered by Dr. S. Murugan (23 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
You are free from HIV 1 infection beyond any doubt.

Detailed Answer:
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Qualitative RNA PCR TMA test 60 days after the risk activities is very much conclusive and you need no further test for HIV 1 infection. The negative test ruled out the possibility of HIV 1 infection. HIV 1 infection is the most commonest HIV infection up to the extent of more than 99% throughout the world except in certain parts of XXXXXXX

Dr S Murugan

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Brief Answer: You are free from HIV 1 infection beyond any doubt. Detailed Answer: Hi, Welcome to HCM. Thanks for posting your query. Qualitative RNA PCR TMA test 60 days after the risk activities is very much conclusive and you need no further test for HIV 1 infection. The negative test ruled out the possibility of HIV 1 infection. HIV 1 infection is the most commonest HIV infection up to the extent of more than 99% throughout the world except in certain parts of XXXXXXX Dr S Murugan