The nurse is advising a clinic patient who was exposed a week ago to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) through unprotected sexual intercourse. The patient’s antigen and antibody test has just been reported as negative for HIV. What instructions should the nurse give to this patient? a. "
You will need to be retested in 2 weeks." b. "You do not need to fear infecting others." c. "Since you don’t have symptoms and you have had a negative test, you do not have HIV)." d. "We won’t know for years if you will develop acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)."