urologist-icon

HIV detection tests

I would like to undertake HIV test. There are many tests available. Which one should I go for ? And also if the result is HIV negative what is the probability that it is false negative ?
views-icons 21 Views Bookmark this Answer
Bookmark
v

Doctor Answers (1) on HIV detection tests

doctor profile image
Venkat Raghav Bangalore | General Physician
Answered
Hello.... The most common HIV test is the antibody screening test (immunoassay) if you test negative on an antibody test taken 3 months or longer after your last possible risk of possible exposure to HIV, you can feel safe in assuming that you do not have the virus...consult general physician.
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
1/1 people found this helpful
Was this answer helpful?
YES NO