Six months' follow up after occupational exposure to HIV is usually long enoughBMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7149.1982a (Published 27 June 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1982
- J S Metters, Chairman, Expert Advisory Group on AIDS
- Department of Health, London SW1A 2NS
EDITOR—The chief medical officers' Expert Advisory Group on AIDS has recommended that at least six months should elapse after the cessation of post-exposure prophylaxis before a negative result of an HIV antibody test is used to reassure the exposed worker that infection has not occurred.1 Willcox has expressed the view that the follow up period …
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