How Long After Pep Should You Be Tested Hiv

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POst PEP Antibody Test And Acute Symtoms

Hello Dr. Bob,I had and exposure and was put on Truvada and Isenress 96 hours after exposure for 2 months. I tested negative at week 8. At that time the doctor took me off PEP. My question is (1)....is the 8 week test accurate since I was still...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Bob,I see several worrisome problems with the information in your post. First, your PEP was begun 96 hours after your exposure. PEP is most effective if started immediately after an exposure. The more time that elapses Read more »

switching nevirapine with efavirenz after 2 weeks from PEP

i have been treated with PEP after 12 hours of possible exposure. i was having sex with a girl and... Read more »

Follow up question Re: Post PEP

Remember me?I had and exposure and was put on Truvada and Isentress 96 hours after exposure for 2... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rape Survivors Should Be Given Access to PEP to Prevent HIV Transmission, Opinion Piece Says

... Although giving a "rape survivor the option of forcing a suspect to be tested for HIV under court order would seem to be useful for the survivor's health and peace of mind," mandatory "HIVtesting doesn't get rape Read more »
The Body

Innovative Widget Provides N.Y. Emergency Rooms With PEP Info

...received a grant from the New York State Department of Health to educate every provider in the state on post-exposure prophylaxis [PEP]; this includes how to diagnose acute HIV infection and HIVtesting. We had this challenge, and we thought of... Read more »
Project Inform

Talking to Your Doctor About nPEP

...Discussion Points and Comments Choosing an nPEP Regimen Suggested Schedule for nPEP Recommended Lab Evaluation for nPEP of HIV Infection nPEP Resource List Footnotes Introduction Please share this with your health provider. If... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...and/or multiple attackers. Some forced sexual acts involving wounds can place a victim at very high risk. In major cities, PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) is often offered to victims of sexual assault or rape. This month-long treatment with HIV... Read more »
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