14 Months After Possible Exposure Results Non Reactive

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Hepatitis C occupational exposure

Thank you for your initial response. I have a follow up question. Originally after the spit in eye from HCV patient. I had a HIV test due to patient history and HCV antibody test. My HIV was non reactive and HCV antibody test was non reactive. ...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...As they said, it is up to you. Personally, I would stop now because I would be comfortable with 3 months of testing since the risk in the first place was so low.... Read more »

HB cAB results and exposure window

I donated blood two weeks ago and received a letter from the blood center that my HB sAG results... Read more »

Exposed to TB

I am twenty-nine years old and just received a PDD skin test. I came out positive in my PDD skin... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...disease prevention. Post-exposure prophylaxis (or PEP) means taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs) as soon as possible after exposure to HIV, so that the exposure will not result in HIV infection. These medications are only available with a... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...overall most reliable way for individuals to learn their HIV status. That being said, individuals who have had a recent exposure to HIV and experience symptoms consistent with seroconversion (flu-like symptoms), can request a viral load test... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...Mean? In the late 1980s and early 1990s, several studies were done to assess the risk of HIV infection from specific types of exposure to HIV. These calculations only give a general idea of risk. They can tell you which activities carry a higher... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...safe if: Both of you are uninfected (HIV-negative); You both have sex only with your partner; and Neither one of you gets exposed to HIV through drug use or other activities. Oral sex has a lower risk of infection than anal or vaginal sex,... Read more »
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