Negative Hiv Test At 7 Months

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simultaneous infections with Hiv and hep c

I think I may have been infected with both hep c and hiv at the same time. I had a negative hiv test 7 months post exposure and am planning on taking another at 10 months. What are the chances that being infected by both would delay a postivie hiv...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...As long as you are HCV negative now, I would no longer get tested since I am not concerned about a delay of HIV seroconversion. Read more »

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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...take longer than three months. During this "window period" you may not test positive for HIV even if you are infected. Normal HIV tests don't work for newborn children of HIV-infected mothers. In many places, you can get tested anonymously for... Read more »
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Vital Signs: HIV Testing and Diagnosis Among Adults -- United States, 2001 - 2009

...immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is a major cause of morbidity, mortality, and health-care expenditures in the United States. HIV testing and linkage to care are essential to identify persons early in their course of infection to prevent... Read more »
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