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Delayed seroconversion

Dear All,

Appreciate if someone can give me the coorect answer. I heared from CDC and different web-sites there is a chance for the production of antibodies will be after 6 months. ( 1 year , 2 year , etc...) and the reason for the
delayed seroconversion in someone.

If my result Negative after 6 months , still there is chance I have delayed seroconversion !!!!

I hope if somebody can help me or correct me ,plus if the PCR test can solve the problem.

Thanks and best regards,
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No, delayed seroconversion is a myth. The window period is 3 months as you were told in your other thread.
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What do you mean with a myth!!!

Some doctors said some cases may take more than 6 months!!

is this was old cases because no new generation of tests?

Thanks,
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Some doctors are not up to date on HIV testing.
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In my country we use Elisa test 4generation.

Is this enough after 3 months to give 99.99% accurate result?

Thank you for your support.
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