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Testing is 6 weeks for conclusive

I spoke to Dr HHH on ask the experts, he has advised of 6 weeks being conclusive on the 4th generation test and not 4 weeks?
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Dr. HHH quotes "4 weeks isn't quite conclusive (about 98-99% reliable". Considering there is nothing called 100% in medical science, this is certainly is good enough for most people here with no to low risk. In fact, no expert online or I personally know quotes Duo to be 100% at 28 days, it is always between 94%-99%. Therefore, I don't see any change in the original information, I would still accept a duo conclusive at 4 weeks.

Now, if you want to achieve that final 2%, waiting for 2 weeks wouldn't be a bad idea. That's worth the buffer. However, its very unlikely that 4 weeks negative with a duo would change ahead.

I also see that different sites would want different approach from the doctor, I have been on this site for more than a decade and the reason I've been here is because of the practical approach this site has always had, it has helped thousands of worried well.  Maybe this other site has a little conservative approach that needs Dr. to comply with. Hence, he is recommending 6 weeks for 100%. I have always seen him to quote duo to be between 94%-99% here on medhelp, there is no surprising information.

Nothing changes, it's just two different routes to arrive at the same thing. I don't see a point to unnecessary discuss this any further.

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