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Jun 9, 2012

Hi, I had an HIV finger prick test done yesterday. It was done 12 weeks post-exposure and came out negative. The finger prick was done on a finger that had a small white/yellow bump on it (possibly from an infection of a cut/sore/blister) the nurse pricked right above the white bump to draw the blood. Would an infected cut on a finger make any difference in detecting HIV antibodies from the blood drawn from that finger?

Response from Dr. Wohl

No issue here. The test result is valid.


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