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Follow-up on needlestick question
Jun 15, 2007

Hello Dr. Conway,

A few months ago I asked the question about a PCR test 24 days following a needlestick injury to my daughter which came out negative. She has since gotten her 12 week antibody test back which was also negative. Is this a conclusive end to the testing, we would like to put this behind us. Thanks for your time.

Response from Dr. Conway

This is now totally conclusive, and I would say without doubt that she is not infected with HIV, unless she has had another exposure since the needle stick injury occurred.

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