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HIV and Other STD Testing Window Period

Question: 

Hello,

During my last sexual encounter which was due to fantasies with a pre op trans woman, received protected anal, but I got anxious that the condom could have been broken, I have made the following tests:

1. HIV PCR and VDRL at day 8, All negative
2. HIV 1/2 COMBO/DUO Test at day 28, All negative
3. HIV COMBO/DUO , VDLR, Hep B and Hep C at day 94, All negative
4. HIV COMBO/DUO at day 101, Negative.

So basically all is negative, but I still have anxiety that I could have messed something with the window period.

Are HIV and VDRL conclusive after 3 months period?

I would appreciate your kind support in this matter.

Regards,

Answer: 

Hello,

Thank you for your inquiry. From what we gather from the question, you were asking about whether the HIV tests and VDLR tests you had done are conclusive after 3 months. From the information given, this scenario is determined to be low risk (Evidence of transmission occurs through these activities when certain conditions are met).

The HIV Combo/DUO test is a 4th Generation test that is considered conclusive at 12 weeks with an accuracy of 99.9%.

As this is an HIV helpline, we cannot provide accurate information on VDRL tests. Please refer to your physician for more personalized answers.

Regards, AIDS Vancouver Helpline/Online, Ashley