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Antigen P24 2 Weeks After Exposure

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would p24 antigen be positive after 10 weeks after exposure considering I took PEP for 28 days?

I took PEP after 100 hours of exposure for 28 days. 6 weeks after my PEP course finished and which was exactly 2 and half months after exposure I had a hiv1 and hiv 2 with the p24 antigen test and they all came negative. How accurate is the p24...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'll make several points:1. Your PEP was prescribed inappropriately. PEP is not warranted (or felt to be effective) if more than 72 hours have lapsed between exposure and the first dose of PEP.2. Had you taken an appropriately prescribed... Read more »

Is P24 Antigen with HIV Antibodies combo on 6 weeks

Dear Sir, I wish to inform you that I am male 40yrs having unprotected oral and protected vaginal... Read more »

p24 antigen test at 2,3 and 6 weeks

Dear Doc Good Day, Thanks for last reply lot of negatives tests at 2 weeks,3 weeks and 6 weeks all... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines: Treat HIV Exposure at Work ASAP

The U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) has issued updated guidelines for managing healthcare workers' occupational exposure to HIV. Under these guidelines, healthcare workers exposed to HIV should begin treatment immediately with four weeks of... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves First Rapid Diagnostic Test to Detect Both HIV-1 Antigen and HIV-1/2 Antibodies

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first rapid Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) test for the simultaneous detection of HIV-1 p24 antigen as well as antibodies to both HIV-1 and HIV-2 in human serum, plasma, and venous or... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for Sexual Exposures

Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is a type of antiviral therapy for HIV designed to reduce (but not eliminate) the possibility of infection with the virus after a known exposure. Currently, PEP is primarily intended for the prevention of infection... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Insight and Information on Post-Exposure Prophylaxis

Note: In response to the questions received in the past few weeks in regard to post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP), STEP has decided to send out a small briefing on what PEP is and what is the best use for PEP (either occupational use or... Read more »
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Help - P24 Antigen detectability

Posted by Anonymous
7 weeks post exposure, but with a negative antibody test, wouldnt you expect the P24 Antigen test to be positive, especially if you have been symptomatic? Thanks who ever responds to this.

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p24 test info?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
So my docter recommended that I get a p24 antigen test 10 days after a possible exposure. Does anyone know exactly how accurate the test is and what the window period for that specific test is? I'll get my results any day now but and I plan on... Read more »

p24 antigen test

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
is it true the p24 antigen test is only accurate 2-4 weeks after infection ? Read more »

what is a p24 antigen ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
what is a p24 antigen ?
is this part of the elisa test ?
is this the antibody ?
anyone know ?


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