[Question #7546] Medical conditions and medication

3 months ago
Hi doctors in relpy to the two previous that you answered may i ask 1/ would there be any medical basis for me to take a 4th generation ab/ag test as i note from other posts this cannot be affected by delayed antibody production from medical conditions or medications or are the 3rd generation tests equally precise?
2/ can i view the 3rd generation tests at 3 months 7 monthe and 13 months as conclusive results and no need to test further?
I hope to move on from this episode with clarification of the above..Thanks in advance 
H. Hunter Handsfield, MD
H. Hunter Handsfield, MD
3 months ago
Welcome back, but it really was unnecessary. Did you think we might have changed our minds?

1) There are NO medical condiitions or medications that delay antibody production or that change the reliability or timing of the AgAb or third generation antibody tests.

2) As you have been told repeatedly, those test results are conclusive and you do not need further testing.

HHH, MD
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3 months ago
Thanks doctor..apologies for the repetitive post, the reassurance from you both is of massive help many thanks again
3 months ago
Hi doctor you may close this thread..thanks again you both do great work