How Long After Pep Should You Be Tested Hiv
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,No apology is necessary. I've answered so may questions in this forum over the years that greater than 99% of the questions I respond to on a daily basis I've already addressed (many multiple times). Responding to your specific... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Yes, PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) can affect PCR test results. PEP is a combination of antiretroviral drugs used in exactly the same dosage that we use to treat active HIV infection. Therefore, these drugs can inhibit HIV replication and... Read more »
University of North Carolina - Chapel HillThis sounded like a no to low risk exposure so I would likely have not recommended PEP.Efavirenz can last in the system for days but the levels will drop over that time.You need to get tested at 4 weeks and 12 weeks after your exposure. The PEP... Read more »
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Posted by johnnyyop2011, 1 ReplyOn June 16, I discovered I was exposed several times to HIV from March 15 to June 10.
I tested negative via an antibody tests both in April and on June 17.
On June 17, I was immediately put on Post Exposure Prophylaxis medications (Kaletra 200-50 mg... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesi was on pep .how long should i wait to get tested if i have a pcr test? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyG-Man -
I have lifted a quote of yours from another post:
"If you are actually infected the disease will start replicating immediately and that is where ARS comes from in the 2 to 6 week range. The only things that can delay replication is PEP or... Read more »
Posted by 5parkl3, 1 ReplyHi there,
I'm just hoping for some advice and support, as I have my 3-month test on Monday, and I'm going out of my mind.
I was sexually assaulted on 23rd October, and started taking PEP 15 hours later on 24th October, as although I was aware of one... Read more »
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