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Are you wondering when an HIV test will detect antibodies? It depends on the state that you live in and what their protocol is. From the time you become infected to the time you produce antibodies is called the "window period." This can take 3 months to 6 months. It all depends on what testing technology your state department of health uses. If you put yourself at risk anytime during the window period, you will need to be retested at the end of the 3 or 6 months to be sure that you are uninfected. If you have good insurance, or can afford it, some doctors will do what is called a PCR test. That detects the virus itself. Usually they can pick up the virus in 3 to 4 weeks. They tend to be very expensive though. A standard HIV antibody test is usually done for free through your local department of health, AIDS service organizations, family planning clinics and Planned Parenthood. There are also rapid tests available that can give you results in 20 minutes.
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Not in Normal Blood Tests No. You need to ask specifically for the HIV blood test. Some blood tests may alert the doctor that something is wrong. HIV-infected indi…viduals may have abnormal blood tests, and there are certain abnormalities that are commonly seen in infected people. Should these abnormalities be found, it would be similar to the doctor finding clinical signs in a physical examination that would raise his suspicion. In areas where the prevalence of HIV is low, such as the USA and Europe, it is still unlikely that the cause is HIV - there are many causes for these abnormalities. Even in areas where the prevalence of HIV is high, these abnormal results cannot be used to decide whether or not someone has HIV - they still are often caused by something else, just as swollen lymph nodes are often caused by something else.
No; HIV must be specifically tested for.
I think i read somewhere that the longest time on record, was 6 months but in those cases that would be extremely rare. Usually 3-4 months after exposure to the virus it… will definitely show. The antibodies have to build up before it can leave it's dormant state.
As long as the infected cellular matter is present, or may be it depends till the nuclear components of the cells decompose.
Many people often wonder if standard blood tests will detect HIV infection. It is hard to say whether or not your doctor would order HIV testing in addition to other tests tha…t you may be having done. If you are concerned about HIV infection, you should request that you be tested specifically for HIV. Many locations provide free rapid-response tests that are done by oral swab, meaning no blood draw is necessary. Contact your local health department for more information about testing sites near you.
no,because in HIV test,they don't check the blood. they check the resistance of the body to HIV no,because in HIV test,they don't check the blood. they ch…eck the resistance of the body to HIV
The only thing that shows up on an HIV test are antibodies to HIV. But like I keep telling people, if a doctor orders a medical test for a sexually transmitted disease there …is no law prohibiting him from also ordering a drug screen. It's especially important to do so with HIV because it's so often spread by sharing needles.
The time between when someone is infected with the virus until the can test positive is called the "window period." This amount of time can vary depending on the sensitivity o…f the test being performed. The most widely used oral HIV test in the United States (OraQuick Advance) has a window period of up to 90 days.
No it will not. HIV must be specifically tested for.
At a minimum, it takes about 2 weeks before enough antibodies are produced in the blood so that a test for HIV would be reactive (positive).
in my understandig the hiv virus lives only with in cell becous hiv virus is obligatory intracelular parasite so hiv may stay in the semen b/c of semen has contain small amoun…t of blood but rather than blood hiv in the semen short life long b/c the muliplication may disteb
Yes.When the whuite blood number lower than 200 hundred this it is reasson to thing that somthing wrong tis happening in your body.
You can't get HIV from dry blood, but there are other bacterial and viral pathogens that may still be alive.
About 1-6 months after contraction. Depends on rate of multiplication. A very very weak strand can take a long time to have enough virus cells to show up on a test, and a very… very very strong strand can multiply quickly and be visible on a test within a month