Our expert says:
The rapid tests as well as the Elisa and Western blot tests look at antibodies for HIV. The PCR test can actually pick up HIV virus count, so I think this will be a useful test to do in your case. With your low CD4 count, I think taking the Ilvitrim antibiotics preventatively is a good thing. I think you should get to a HIV clinic that can do HIV PCR (either private or at one of the governmental hospitals) as soon as possible because if you are HIV positive you should be on antiretroviral treatment by now.
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