Hematology/Contacted Aids


If you are with someone who has Aids how long does it take for you to Contacted Aids and for it to show?

Hello Bob,
Warm welcome to you!
To get positive result for HIV antibodies It will take atleast 3-6 months. So for trustable results you can test it at 3rd month and repeat on 6th month after exposure to avoid false positive/negative in lab reports. But symptomatically speaking, some people take years to develop symptoms. But one can always trust lab investigations if they have doubt of HIV exposure.

Hope that helps.

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I can answer all questions related to hematology. RBC, WBC, Platelet and blood forming organs etc and related questions. hematology also includes blood proteins, hemoglobin and disorders related to clotting abnormalities. So questions about all aspects of hematology are welcome!


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