Hiv Testing Guidelines After Exposure
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Vegas-Doc,I've discussed this topic numerous times over the years. Check out the archives for a more detailed discussion.Briefly, IMHO (which I recently learned from my young niece means "in my humble opinion") a negative... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your question. When deciding on whether HIV Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) is indicated in a specific case, you need to ask yourself the following questions:1) Was the patient KNOWN to be HIV positive or KNOWN to be at high... Read more »
Test Positive Aware NetworkHi there:Thank you for writing in. You are negative from this encounter. Any testing done at three months or later would be considered conclusive. I'm afraid that I don't have much to offer you other than this is not HIV. If you are not... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi.Sorry to hear about the sexual assault. I hope the perpetrator is now behind bars.The guidelines for post-PEP HIV testing recommend HIV-antibody testing at four to six weeks, three months and six months from the date of exposure.Dr. Bob... Read more »
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Here below is what the DRAFT on the 17 July is about. Hope you find it's interesting.
5.4 Follow-up Testing in Clients with Negative HIV Test Results
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Here's what the nation's leading authority on HIV testing has to say about the HIV anti-body test and the time it takes to detect infection.
Oh, and let us not bastardize this information to sooth our worries.
The CDC (Center for Disease... Read more »
After all the information out there about testing, accuracy, sensitivity, window periods, seroconversion, we have
a butthead posting that he has to test at 2 and 3 years. Can you believe this insanity? These people want to
be infected! I swear!... Read more »
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