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What are the possibility of variations in this HIV test level?

Dear Doctor ,I have done (HIV 1&2 CMIA) TEST after 6 weeks of having sex and I got this result : Negative (0.13)My questions are:1- is this value normal and all normal people have close number ?2-is there possibility that it will change ?3- can I rest now and convince that I don t have hiv?Please , advise me.Thanx in advance
Fri, 29 May 2015
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HIV AIDS Specialist 's  Response
Usually CMIA test is for detection of antibodies which will appear in the blood by 6-8 weeks or may be delayed up to 3-6 months. Any value below 1 is considered negative for CMIA test. At present you can rest and you need not to worry but I will advice you to go for repeat test after 3 months and again after 6 months to become completely sure because sometimes antibodies take some time to develop and are not detectable at the end of 6 weeks.
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What are the possibility of variations in this HIV test level?

Usually CMIA test is for detection of antibodies which will appear in the blood by 6-8 weeks or may be delayed up to 3-6 months. Any value below 1 is considered negative for CMIA test. At present you can rest and you need not to worry but I will advice you to go for repeat test after 3 months and again after 6 months to become completely sure because sometimes antibodies take some time to develop and are not detectable at the end of 6 weeks.