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I had a high risk exposure with a sw and no protection. I explained in an earlier post titled "risky business". My question is if I took a six week rapid antibody test ( negative ) but I was about 48 hours early of six weeks, can I still consider that a good six week test or should I go back next week? I understand that a 3 month is conclusive but I know 6 weeks is a good indicator and I just want to know if I would fall in that catagory. Thank you.
2 days to six week and attaining a negative is a good indication already. Nothing changes much in comparison to 42 days testing.
Why? Let's understand the math below -
An average time for sero convertion is about 22nd day after the exposure and the rest sero convert within 4 weeks,that leaves you with a buffer of 2 weeks to avoid further contemplation. Keeping that in mind detectable amount of anti bodies would always develop within 2 weeks preceding sero conversion phase
so having said that 40 days test should indicate a strong result however a conservative approach '12 weeks' result is conclusive.
Go ahead, take that conclusive one at the 12th week, your test result's not changing ahead - I guarantee.
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