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Need a straight answer part 2
Sep 27, 2003

I suspect contracting HIV myself last month, and potentially transmitted it to my 10 mounts old baby (by direct blood contact). As you mentioned early treatment for babies is critical. I will get tested by a PCR test at the 4 and 8 weeks mark-line, and an antibody test at 12 weeks. From the early treatment view-point - Are my own tests sufficient or should I get my baby tested even if all my tests will be negative?

Thank you for your answer

Response from Dr. Luzuriaga

If your tests are negative, there is no reason to test your child.


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