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HIV-1 RNA PCR @ 25 day

Dear Sir, 
I tested for HIV PCR RNA (Blood Sample given after 25 day of exposure) and below is details. 
Test: Qualitative detection of HIV-I RNA by end point PCR method 
Clinical Indication: - 
Method: Conventional PCR-Gel method 
Can i have to test further or this result is conclusive in my case. 
How accurate PCR test results in my case?
Please reply. 
Thanks in Advance. 


i did hiv dna pcr after 8 months of expouser and also did hiv rapid test and of 6 months , end of 8 months , end of 10 months, were non reactive..
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