|two months after pep
Jul 21, 2014
Hello doctor young,thank you for the work your rendering,am now three months after exposure and two months after pep,I had a tested for antibodies and the results are negative.my question is have pep extended the window period.thank you. .
| Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for posting.
In brief, no. PEP doesn't affect the window period or the timing of HIV testing.
A negative test three months after exposure is definitive.
Be well, BY
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