May 9, 2010
Hello doctor . Firstly thank you for the great service you are doing. I had a question regarding coinfection. With doubt of coinfection, negative hiv (antibody test) and negative (hepatitis c antibody) test can be considered conclusive at 21 weeks past exposure?
| Response from Dr. McGovern
The official time frame that is always alluded to is 24 weeks. However, 21 weeks is certainly adequate, particularly if there was a low suspicion to start. Discuss that part with your physician.
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