This is the minimum time you need to wait before doing a test if you are not showing any symptoms so as to assure optimum detection.
Here you can find an explanation of why we do not do tests immediately after a sexual contact. Each disease and each test has a “window period” that must be waited out unless you have full-blown symptoms of the disease. We are aware that not all doctors apply this rule, but we do it to protect your health and your sexual partner´s health. Below, you can read more about this extremely important issue.