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I took pep a day after exposure and when i did the hiv test a day after completing prep one test came positive and when tested on the next day the other test came negative was it too soon to test?

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Dr. Barend jacobus Stander
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Consult docter: Good day In such a case formal laboratory testing called HIV Elisa and HIV PCR Should be done to clarify any confusion seeing as the finger-prick tests are not always 100 % reliable. The formal testing will direct the steps. Do this as soon as possible so that the treatment and PEP will work its best. Regards

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Last updated Nov 18, 2019

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