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There is a window period of 6 months. Therefore, HIV tests will not reveal if the person contracted HIV in the process. HIV tests will have to be done at six weeks, 3 months and at 6 months after the incident.
Your doctor should however, have the results withing two days after the initial test.
Dr Anrich Burger
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