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18 Nov 2005

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Is a test that came pack negative after 4 weeks of possible exposure worth anything or was it a waste of money
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HIV Counsellor

01 Jan 0001

Hi Frank!

Bad news, since you cannot have 100% certainty after four weeks. Since that is what you want, you have indeed wasted your money. (I'm assuming you did a Rapid Test).

The conservative estimate for the window period (which I use) is three months. Please wait up to that point and test again.

Hope this helps.

Stay well!

Laurent
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