Feb 27, 2002
Hi ! Can the HIV virus be undetected even after a blood test at 6 months after exposure ? Thank you.
| Response from Mr. Kull
Only in extremely rare circumstances has an individual taken more than six months to develop a detectable level of antibodies to HIV (the tests you refer to detect antibodies, not virus). Most people will develop a detectable level of antibodies in about one month, and maximum three months, after exposure. Testing at three-six months after exposure is sufficient for the general population.
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