Apr 8, 2003
dear ryan, i had a deep kissing session with a person who was a bar girl with a high risk .i did a pcr test-dna qualitative after eleven days of the exposure.should i get myself tested again&what are the chances of getting hiv thro this .the test report was negative.now after two months i hv a prolonged sore throat for the last ten days .is this connected to hiv?kindly reply.
Response from Mr. Kull
PCR testing in your case is not necessary. Nor is antibody screening. In fact, no testing is necessary!
There is no evidence that HIV is transmitted through contact with saliva during kissing. If it were, we'd be a lot worse off.
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