Dec 19, 2002
If you had an Elisa test done after 3 months and another at 4 months for Hiv 1 would that test pick up other strains of Hiv,i.e,Hiv 2. Thanks for your help
Response from Mr. Kull
If your exposure occurred in the United States, and you are at low-risk for infection, testing for HIV-1 three or more months after exposure is sufficient. HIV-1 tests will detect HIV-2 infections about 70% of the time. HIV-1 tests are also fine tuned to detect infections with strains of HIV in the U.S.
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