|four months after needlestick injury, please advise
Nov 6, 2001
Thanks a lot for answering my question about needle stick injury with a patient of unknown h.i.v status[posted on sept 13]. My hiv status done at 1 and 4 months after the injury is elisa negative.As I have faced a lot of tension on this , will you advise me to still get a repeat elisa at 6 months or can I now relax and forget about testing? Please advise me thanks again for the trouble.
| Response from Ms. Breuer
Most experts on testing advise repeating the test at six months just to put your mind at ease. But then I would suggest that you can assume you're not infected.
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