|Possible Occupational Exposure
Jan 31, 2002
Dear Ryan, Your thoughts and comments would be greatly appreciated. Follwing the administation of an intramuscular injection to a patient of unknown status i may have recieved a splash of bloody fluid to the eye. Idid not recieve PEP and have tested negative for antibodies at seven months. Can i consider this conclusive or do you feel further tests are indicated? The stress caused by this incident has been immense to my family and myself. Thank you for your time.
| Response from Mr. Kull
Testing three or more months after exposure is considered conclusive by the CDC. So, a negative test at seven months means that you are not infected with HIV. See "Any Seroconversion?" (http://thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Current/Q113372.qna) for more info.
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