Repeated exposure to HIV and antibody testing
Sep 17, 1998
If a person is unwittingly being exposed to hiv by having unsafe sex with a positive person over a period of say twelve months, would the production of antibodies be delayed so that they do not test positive even beyond twelve months from the initial exposure? Please let me know any information that is available in this regard and thank you for your great work.
Response from Mr. Sowadsky
Thank you for your question. I am not aware of any clinical evidence that repeated exposure to HIV would have any effect on the HIV testing window period.
If you have any further questions, please feel free to call the Centers for Disease Control at 1.800.232.4636 (Nationwide).
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