|is hiv-antibody test paper 100 safe?
Jun 17, 2001
hello dear sir,
i have once got a piece of hiv-antibody test paper from a doctor friend, and did the blood test myself at home. later i know the test paper use the hiv antigen to find the antibody, so i am very nervous and worried. it is said the antigen in that paper is made through gene engineering, but i still wonder during the procedure, if it is possible that the antigen can contain the dangerous hiv rna,though extremely rarely? can i be infected? shall i test it in a hospital for sure?
great thanks in advance.
| Response from Dr. Henry
You can't get HIV infected from an HIV test paper. There is no intact infectious virus present for you to get infected from. KH
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