|Re: Please Help
Feb 13, 2002
What a relief to read your answer to this! I have a similar question to this person's with one more level of testing being completed. I am HCV+. After an HIV exposure I was Elisa negative at 4 weeks, 8 weeks and 12 weeks. I was also PCR RNA negative at three months. My doctor says the combination of PCR and Elisa makes it a certainty that I am clear and I should let my anxieties go. Based on your answer to the original post it looks like you agree. Is that correct?
| Response from Dr. Dieterich
Yes. With reasonable medical certainty it sounds like you are free of virus. I ususally recommend repeat testing in about 6 months just to be sure. Good luck and stay well! DTD
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