Pcr Test After Pep 4 Weeks
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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 »
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N.Y. Legislature Approves Bill Allowing Access to PCR Test for Emergency Personnel Potentially Exposed to HIVThe New York Legislature has unanimously approved identical bills (S 5424 , A 576 ) that would allow police officers and other emergency personnel who are potentially exposed to HIV on the job to access an HIV test that can detect the virus more... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI am just about to finish with a 28 day PEP treatment due to a high risk exposure. Do you have any idea how PEP may affect the window period for an antibody screen? Am I already 4 weeks into the window? Or does my window period just begin now... Read more »
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 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 »
Posted by marie093, 2 RepliesI posted my risk previously:
I was at a bar tonight and one of the mexican kitchen workers cut open his finger and somehow his blood splashed all over me (I didnt realize until it was dried...) I went into the bathroom and there... Read more »
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