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Author Topic: Question about test I received  (Read 3407 times)

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Offline Fett22

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Question about test I received
« on: July 30, 2006, 02:56:54 PM »
Tested at 6.5 weeks through Kaiser-Permanente after a low-to-nonexistent risk exposure. Test name was called something like "HIV1/2 Screeening".  Test was negative.  I'm concerned that this test was not a 3rd or 4th generation test, which almost always detect infections withing the first 6 weeks post-exposure.  Based on what your knowledge of testing, was this test utilizing the most up-to-date technology?

Offline lost

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Re: Question about test I received
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2006, 03:18:56 PM »
  İf so  what was your test generation?I wonder what 1-2-3 generations differences...

Offline RapidRod

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Re: Question about test I received
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2006, 03:21:07 PM »
lost, if you have questions or thoughts please start your on thread and don't hijack other peoples threads. Please read the guidelines in the Welcome thread at the top of the page.

Offline lost

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Re: Question about test I received
« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2006, 03:23:52 PM »
   Ok raproid ı am sorry...When ı ask something,an send me my old thread.I can't understand...
   Sorry about this..

Offline RapidRod

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Re: Question about test I received
« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2006, 03:28:14 PM »

Offline Fett22

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Re: Question about test I received
« Reply #5 on: July 30, 2006, 04:25:15 PM »
So does anyone have an information they could lend me about my original question?  Thanks.

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Re: Question about test I received
« Reply #6 on: July 30, 2006, 04:30:01 PM »
HIV 1/2 screening is as up to date you are gonna get.....while 6.5 weeks is a good indicator, test at the 3 month mark for conclusive results and closure. I dont what your "risk" was, but if it was actually a non-risk, the 6.5 weeks would be conclusive* In laymans terms, if ya didnt actually put yourself at risk to begin with, your negative results from this last test , stand.
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Offline Andy Velez

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Re: Question about test I received
« Reply #7 on: July 30, 2006, 05:02:02 PM »
Also, if you test at 13 weeks the generation of the test is irrelevant. At that point all generations of tests will yield a reliable result.

What exactly was your risk and why are you still worrying about it? Is your concern grounded in guilt about having cheated on a relationship or was there actually any real risk?

Just asking.....
Andy Velez


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