|ALLUVIA AND TRUVADA
Jun 13, 2014
I have used Alluvia/Kaletra and Truvada for PEP, and I tested HIV negative (ELISA fourth generation used) after four months from exposure, and I tested HIV negative again at 7th months (rapid test/finger prick used). Is this conclusive or PEP has extended my HIV window period. I read some where that, people who have used PEP take a longer time to develop HIV antibodies. Is this true? Do i still have to worry? Do i need more tests after 7 moths?
| Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for posting your PEP question.
If you've had no other exposures, a HIV test 3 months after your initial exposure is definitive. PEP does not affect the timing.
You're negative. BY
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