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Concerning Rapid Hiv Test
Mar 25, 2001

Dear Dr. , First, I commend you on your dedication to this forum - your hard work is greatly appreciated, Second, knowing that an Elisa antibody test would be 95-99 accurate at 12 weeks post exposure, I want to ask how accurate would be a RAPID HIV TEST (30 min for the result) at 12 weeks post exposure. Is it the same window period ? Thank you.

Response from Dr. Feinberg

The rapid tests work on the same principles as the standard test, so the 'window period' is the same, regardless of the test.

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