HIV Prevention Community
Is there a HIV that can go undetected by blood test?
About This Community:

If you believe you have been exposed to HIV and want help to judge your risk, would like advice about HIV testing, or have questions about the effectiveness of condoms or risks associated with specific sexual practices, this is the site for you.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Is there a HIV that can go undetected by blood test?

Does anybody know if there is a HIV that can go undetected by blood test?
4 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar_n_tn
its a real serious question needs attention and i am longing for the answers
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
If a doctor could answer that would be great!
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
This forum is answered by peers. If you want a doctor's response you need to post in the paid forum.

That being said, the advances in HIV diagnoses and treatment have come a very long way since the 80s and there is no reason to believe that a blood test would not pick up the antibodies if they are present. To believe otherwise is an irrational fear that needs to be addressed by a mental health professional, not an infectious disease specialist.
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
The answer is NO--all strains are detected.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
HIV Prevention Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top HIV Answerers
580755_tn?1357673215
Blank
Vance2335
Buffalo, NY
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
shaunw84
Greenville, SC
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Sharkboy67
London, United Kingdom
10569434_tn?1412683950
Blank
123495summer
Bangkok, Thailand
480448_tn?1426952138
Blank
nursegirl6572
PA
3149845_tn?1415046551
Blank
Life360
fort lauderdale, FL