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Question: 

MY PARTNER TESTED NEGATIVE BY TRI DOT METHOD.
I GOT TESTED BY ELISA METHOD AFTER 3 WEEKS. RESULT WAS NEGATIVE.
HAVE URINARY TRACT INFECTION. SLIGHT TEMPERATURE.
COULD I BE HIV POSITIVE.

Answer: 

Hello,

Thank you for your inquiry. From what we gather from the question, you were asking about the conclusiveness of your test results. The ELISA method is a third generation HIV test with a window period of 4 weeks to 12 week with an accuracy of 99.8%. At 3 weeks, the results may not be conclusive.

Recommendation: Refer to Physician for HIV test and more personalized answers.

Regards, AIDS Vancouver Helpline/Online, Ashley