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Time To Seroconvert After Pep

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Ask the Experts

Route of exposure and time to seroconvert

Dear Mark,Is there any data or information on how time to seroconvert may depend on the route of exposure? There seems to be a suggestion from laypeople's comments that sexual expousures seroconvert faster than needle/occupational exposures...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Seroconversion is a complicated process and is dependent on the type and amount of virus in the inoculum and the host factors (underlying genetics, genital ulcer disease, underlying illnesses, etc).... Read more »

Time to Seroconvert

I am worried to death. I am a gay black male. I was the insertive partner with a guy 18 days ago,... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Before and After: PrEP and PEP

One of the more surprising discoveries of the last decade was that HIV meds could not only treat HIV infection, but also prevent it. Using these drugs soon after exposure to HIV has become an accepted practice, but using them before exposure... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

PEP Talk

Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is sometimes referred to as the "morning-after pill" for individuals with unanticipated sexual or injection drug related exposures to HIV. This is misleading, as PEP is not as simple as swallowing a single pill. It... Read more »
Project Inform

Talking to Your Doctor About nPEP

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I-161: Experience of Health-Care Workers (HCWs) Taking Postexposure Prophylaxis (PEP) after Occupational HIV Exposures: Findings of the HIV PEP Registry

The HIV PEP Registry was established by the CDC after the US Public Health Service first recommended in 1996 the use of combination antiretroviral therapy as prophylaxis immediately following certain occupational HIV exposures, in an effort to... Read more »
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One exposure = seroconvertion

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everybody.
I had 1 unprotected anal exposure to a person at high risk. There was no ejac. (but probably precum) but later he fingered and there might be some on his finger. It is true that it is reasonable I should consider him as positive in... Read more »

to the RN who seroconverted after 18 months

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi there. I hope you are well.
I read your posts about you taking much longer than the stipulated window period to seroconvert---18 months!
May I ask about your testing history? Did you test at 3, 6, 12 months? And then the final test at 18 months?
I... Read more »

WoW. this guy took over a year to seroconvert???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is it true that if one is seroconverting they would not test positive at that time,or would one test positive while there seroconverting.Can anyone help.

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