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Date of Infection
Jan 22, 2006

I have asked several questions on this site and you have been fantastic at answering them. In a constant effort, as a newly diagnosed person, to understand HIV better, can you tell me if it is possible for a doctor to give a person an approximate timeframe as to when they were infected?

Response from Dr. Holodniy

Difficult to determine accurately unless there are previous known negative tests and/or remembering when one may have had an acute flu like syndrome prior to getting a positive test result.



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