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Posted on Thu, 27 Jul 2017 in HIV and AIDS
Question: Last condom break episode was last month dated 30.6.2017
So i will check HIV 1 & 2 CMIA on 31.7.2017 Right???
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Answered by Dr. S. Murugan 5 hours later
Brief Answer:
By the end of July you can rule out HIV 1 infection

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Welcome to HCM.
Thanks for posting your query.
Window period for HIV is within 12 weeks after exposure.
4th generation HIV test (COMBO) can rule out HIV 1 infection by 4 weeks after the risky contact. HIV 1 infection is the most common infection (more than 99%) throughout the world except certain parts of XXXXXXX
To rule out completely, you have to wait till 12 weeks.
Dr S Murugan
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