When is HIV testing performed following a sexual assault?

Updated: Jul 08, 2021
  • Author: Derek T Larson, DO; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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HIV testing, as follows:

  • Ag/Ab combination (alternative, Ab only) upon presentation and then at 4-6 weeks and 3 months
  • Testing at 6 months indicated if patient recently infected with hepatitis C

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