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Does post exposure prophylaxis(1 month zdv+3tc) for hiv effect the results of a rapid kit hiv test or elisa for hiv test?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
PEP: It is too soon to do an antibody test at one month post exposure. But, no these tests would not be affected by the medication. Two weeks after PEP one should have the RNA test.

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Last updated Jul 21, 2014

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