Anonymous
sir,
my last intercourse with a thailand commercial sex worker was on 11.01.2019
i got the following test

HIV1 & 2 ANTIBODIES SCREENING TEST SERUM FROM LAL PATH LABS NEGATIVE
HIV 1 & 2 ANTIBODIES SCREENING TEST SERUM FROM LAL PATH LABS NEGATIVE
HIV 1 & 2 ANTIBODIES AND P24 ANTIGEN TEST FROM LAL PATH LABS 0.14 NON REACTIVE

my question is that can a man take more than 3 MONTHS to produce hiv antibodies
do i need further testing or its sufficient
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Anonymous
Hello,

Thank you for your inquiry. From what we gather from the question, you were asking about the conclusiveness of three negative HIV tests that you have received after engaging in intercourse. From the information given, this scenario is determined to be High Risk (evidence of transmission through these activities and is the majority of cases of transmission).

The scenario mentioned above does meet the three components of the [Transmission Equation](https://www.aidswindsor.org/healthy-me/hiv-transmission/). Accessing testing is very responsible after engaging in high risk activities such as unprotected sex. The dates of the tests in the question were not provided, but if any of the tests were conducted outside of the window period (3 months for completely conclusive results) then you can be assured that the negative result is accurate.

Recommendation: Refer to a physician for an HIV test outside of the 3 month window period if you have not already done so. Refer to a physician for more personalized answers.

Regards,

AIDS Vancouver Helpline/Online, Marie
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