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antigen p 24 test

Apr 29, 2012

hello doc , i wanna ask if hiv 1 group o also have the same p 24 as the hiv 1 group m . an ag p 24 test can detect p 24 of hiv 1 group o ??? i did search on net i didnt find an answer , plz waiting ur answer

Response from Dr. McGowan


The new HIV antigen/antibody Combo tests (4th generation tests) will detect P24 antigen from all HIV-1 Group M and O and HIV-2.

These results can be positive within the first couple of weeks after infection.


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