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When To Get Tested After PEP

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Testing after PEP

Hello Dr. Bob! Here I am again and very grateful for your great contribution to our society. Despite your numerous and great advices, I like the way you write, the way your narrative is, with that touch of humor that sometimes is very necessary,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...guidelines for post-PEP HIV-antibody testing recommend testing at six weeks, three moths and six months. If both you and the source tested negative, your chance of acquiring the virus is extremely remote. Your occasional partner would have to... Read more »

antibody test and pep

Please will pep taken 10 weeks after possible yexposure affect a negative antibody test results. I... Read more »

Sneaky Test After PEP

Right I'll be totally honest with you doc , 2 months ago I had a gay anal (insertive) encounter... Read more »
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Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for Sexual Exposures

...taking actions to avoid high-risk activities in the future, and also includes learning about the correct use of condoms. Also, testing for other STDs, such as chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis and hepatitis B, is important, since HIV antiviral... Read more »
The Body

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

...secure that there's no potential for HIV exposure. The worst thing to do is if a person was in acute HIV infection and you just tested for antibodies, but they were highly infectious and you told the exposed person to stop PEP. Now, the PEP... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Structure and Outcomes of a HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Program in a High HIV Prevalence Setup in Western Kenya

...December 2006, 446 patients sought PEP. Ninety-one patients had occupational exposure. Of these 51 were males, and 72 accepted HIV testing. HIV was detected in 48 of 52 source patients; median exposure-PEP time was three hours (range: 0.3-96... Read more »
Project Inform

Talking to Your Doctor About nPEP

...prescribed. Literature pertaining to individual agents should be consulted. † E = exposed patient. S = source. § HIV antibody testing of the source patient is indicated for sources of unknown serostatus. º Additional testing for... Read more »
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So worried - 3 month test next week post-PEP

Posted by 5parkl3, 1 Reply
...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 assailant, I had been drinking, and my memory has some... Read more »

pep and testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i was on pep .how long should i wait to get tested if i have a pcr test? Read more »

PEP and testing for G-Man

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...a high-risk exposure. My doctor, Dr. Bob, and the MAssachusetts HIV Hotline all stated that the PEP program would NOT alter testing guidelines or windows. In fact, if the PEP fails to prevent infection (as in Dr. Bob's case), the individual is... Read more »

pep talk please? need courage to get 3-month test

Posted by question_mark, 1 Reply
I 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 »