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late Seroconversion people/ non
Mar 31, 2013

Dr. I had a unprotected receptive anal sex. After 6 months I did HIV Combo test and Hepa C and B antibody test. Would these be conclusive for these STD. I am concerned with late or non seroconverters. Will p24 antigen be helpful and be present in this instance if there is a late converter or no antibody production? Do I need more test like PCR or this is conclusive.

Response from Ms. Southall

Hi The testing guidelines for HIV are to be initially tested at 3 weeks and then again at 90 days and if there are no other exposures during this time the yes the results are conclusive and most especially at 6 months. Again as long as there are no other exposures during this time than the results are conclusive.

Be well and stay safe, Shannon



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