|Re: HIV testing during acute HBV phase
Feb 15, 2002
Does your answer to this also apply to acute HCV and an antibody test at three months?
Specifically with acute HCV and a negative HIV anti, am I clear?
Thanks for being a lifeline to those of us in search of information
Response from Dr. Rodriguez-Torres
If you have acute hepatitis C ,and at the same time a negative test for HIV,then you do not have detectable antibodies for HIV.You will need to repeat the HIV test in 6 months to be sure you are negative,as it take that long to be detectable in blood.
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