|Question about serology test
Oct 30, 2013
Dear Doctor, Can serology test for other disease antibodies (such as rubella, measles, mumps...) detect HIV? Sincerely, Thank you.
| Response from Ms. Southall
Hi No, it has to be the HIV specific testing. The first test is looking for the antibodies that the body will develop when HIV is present and then there are confirmatory test. These are specific for HIV.
Be well and stay safe, Shannon
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