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A 27-year-old female asked:

Is hiv detectable after window period (3 months) by hiv-antibody test if pep is taken after 8 weeks of exposure assuming hiv is transmitted?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
HIV: As per the prior response to your question, it is unlikely that antibody testing will be influenced by post-exposure prophylaxis. If you are truly concerned about your test results get an HIV RNA pcr performed. Expensive but highly accurate.

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