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Dubt Testing

Oct 15, 2012

Doctor Sorry for my english im italian Ive had unprotected vaginal intercourse. After 31 days I have made two separate tests with two samples of blood.

One test in hospital HIV 1/2 AB without p24 antigen

one test in private laboratory test Hiv Antigen p24 only antigen

Is the same duo or combo test? or not? Has not been made the simultaneous search of ab / ag but two separate tests. I hope its understood my problem. However, the tests are negative.

Response from Dr. Wohl

The p24 antigen is a part of the HIV virus and is detected sooner than antibodies to the virus made by the body. The tests you had, including a combined antigen and antibody test, indicate you are HIV negative.


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