A 28-year-old male asked:
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iam negative hiv..my question is; can i trust my negative anti hcv test after 22 months post exposure even if i have a low lymphocytes t4 t8 count ?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Not sure HCV: Is a typo got hiv, but a low CD4 count points in the direction of repeating the HIV screen. Testing viral load usually followsa + HIV test which detect ab to hiv. Get retested for bothyourpeace of mind and safety.
Answered on Feb 13, 2015

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