Pep Hiv Test Antibody
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,The guidelines for post-PEP HIV testing include HIV-antibody testing at six weeks, three months and six months.We don't have good data on the validity of a six-week test post-four weeks of antiretroviral therapy (typical course of PEP)... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) should be started as soon as possible and no later than 72 hours after an HIV exposure. Taking it 10 weeks after a possible exposure is not recommended and would not be at all helpful.A course of PEP, when... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHi and thanks for posting.Wow, I would view a 2003 post as archival rather than gospel. That said, I agree with our departed friend, Dr. Bob.The recommendations for HIV testing after PEP/nPEP haven't changed for years. They recommend antibody... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi 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 between exposure and taking... Read more »
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Posted by character28, 2 RepliesHi guys, do you have any information about this? Can it be possible that this antipsychotic alters the result of an HIV test? Is there actually any medicine that alters the result of an HIV test? I've asked this questions to the experts at TheBody... 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 question_mark, 1 ReplyI need to have my three month test done. Actually, my three month 2 & 1/2 week test, because I've been procrastinating.
My last possible exposure would have been 8/19. I didn't think of it as being a "possible exposure" at the time. I gave... 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 »
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