What does a negative HIV test result mean? - HIV testing, part 6

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Abstract:

This one-page handout with accompanying video and audio recording educates people about what a negative HIV test result means. It clarifies that a negative HIV test result may not always be accurate, and explains that results can depend on when exposure to HIV occurred, what type of test was given, and when it was taken. The document provides information about variations in time frame with the antibody-antigen test and the nucleic acid test (NAT), and recommends other steps people can take to avoid getting HIV.

Author(s):
Healthy Roads Media
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
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Keywords:
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, HIV infections, Pre-exposure prophylaxis, Viral load
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
5/23/2017
Reviewed By:
HealthReach staff and Author/Agency

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