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When is an HIV test result considered conclusive?

hi i had an exposure on 1 feb and after 4 weeks i got tested for hiv 4th gen only antibody rapid sandwich immunoassay (negative) then after 6th and at 8th weeks i got again tested with the 4th gen cmia method teh the result was negative. my question is is my result conclusive or i have to again get retested? and if so then after how much more week i have to get tested again?
Tue, 1 Apr 2014
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Hai,
To get a conclusive result , fourth generation hiv antibody tests should be repeated after 12 weeks after risky exposure
Window period with fourth generation antibody test is usually three months. To have a double check it can be repeated again after six months.
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When is an HIV test result considered conclusive?

Hai, To get a conclusive result , fourth generation hiv antibody tests should be repeated after 12 weeks after risky exposure Window period with fourth generation antibody test is usually three months. To have a double check it can be repeated again after six months. Dr. vasuki