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HIV test
Apr 14, 2011

Dear Sir(s),

Does ELISA HIV test, get us tested for HIV-1 and HIV-2?

Thanks.

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hi,

There are specific HIV ELISA tests for HIV-1 and HIV-2. Sometimes these are run at the same time and labeled an HIV-1/2 test. Your doctor or clinic can advise what type of test you may have taken and/or what types of tests are available to you. You can read much more about HIV diagnostic tests in the archives of this forum. Have a look!

Good luck.

Dr. Bob



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