Anonymous
I had unprotected vaginal sex in Feb 2014(Im a male). My partner was of unknown status- it lasted 1-2 minutes (not sure if that changes anything).

I've had 8 tests done by 3 different labs in one years time.

5-7 months past possible exposure I had a generation 2 rapid antibody test
8-10 months past possible exposure I had a generation 3 antibody test
11-13 months past possible exposure I had a DNA PCR test
13-15 months past possible exposure I had a generation 4 antigen/antibody test

All test came back negative or non-reactive. My question is: since i've looked for the virus (PCR) and the antibody, can I consider my results conclusive?

Thank you so much.
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Anonymous
Thank you for contacting the AIDS Vancouver Helpline forum.

HIV testing can feel confusing and unclear especially with all the different types of tests available at many different locations. You mentioned your possible exposure was unprotected vaginal sex which does have risk of transmitting HIV no matter how many minutes.

You have had multiple tests to follow up on this possible exposure. All HIV tests are considered over 99% accurate at 3 months post possible exposure which means your results are conclusive for this possible exposure.

A great resource we recommend is [Smart Sex Resource](http://smartsexresource.com/) which gives lots of information which you might find helpful.


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