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types of test

Mar 1, 1999

Dear Dr. Holodiny I am doing a paper for college on the lifecycle of Aids. I understand the step the virus takes towards killing the immune system but I guess I don"t understand the different test types. Do you think you can inform me about these different types of test?

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I would go to the CDC web site at for an overview of all the tests in HIV. MH

Your opinion on this case ?
Length of time for test culture to be accurate

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