Aug 5, 2012
I have read that seroconversion after 3 months is extremely rare. I was wondering if the route of transmission (in this case, sharing a needle with a friend of unknown HIV status) would change that window time at all. I was tested for HIV as well as HEP a little over 4.5 months post-exposure and the results were negative. Could I be a case of delayed seroconversion?
| Response from Ms. Southall
Hi, The guidelines for HIV testing are to be initially tested at 3 weeks then again at 3 months, if both of these tests are negative then so are you. This is for any type of exposure.
Be well and stay safe, Shannon
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