Does Pep Affect Test Results

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Antiretroviral treatment and HIV testing

Dear DocI had unprotected sex with a girl and within 72 hours after exposure recieved Antiretrovirals for a month. 3 months after exposure i tested ( rapid test ) which was negative. 6 months after the 1st test i tested again ( blood test ) which...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...post-exposure are definitive, conclusive and WOO-HOO-able! Your course of PEP would not affect the validity of your nine-month test result.For the benefit of new readers, the guidelines for post-PEP testing recommend HIV-antibody testing at six... Read more »

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Please will pep taken 10 weeks after possible yexposure affect a negative antibody test results. I... Read more »

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happy easter dr. bob.i am the same guy who wrote "PEP?" and "PEP? follow-up and donation... Read more »
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