Hepatitis C and HIV coninfection
Aug 18, 2013
Dear Doc Good Day, Does Hpetatis C and HIV co infection change the window period for hiv testing.Or the standard 90 days window period is still valid. 1)Testing with determine hiv 1 and 2 negative how assured should I be that I have not contacted HIV.
Response from Dr. Wohl
HCV co-infection should not change the time frame for production of or detection of HIV antibodies.
HIV tests are now very accurate and sensitive. They are conclusive and should be trusted.
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