|Potent and strong medications
Oct 13, 2013
Hello! Hope that you are fine. I have some questions. If person is on current therapy with potent or strong medications, like cancer medications, chemotherapy, HCV medications or some other similar strong medications, can that person go to test hiv on standard antibody only hiv test and get reliable result, if window period was over long time ago, for example, last risk was more than 3 years ago? Thanks
| Response from Ms. Southall
Hi None of those would cause for an inaccurate test results. What the test is looking for is the body building antibodies against HIV. Most especially if the possible exposure was 3 years ago and you are testing negative, you are HIV free!
Be well and stay safe, Shannon
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