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Lab Corp
      #120768 - 12/07/04 10:30 AM

Is it standard that a test sent to Lab Corp would be tested fot HIV1 &2?

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Re: Lab Corp new
      #120770 - 12/07/04 10:47 AM

Most labs test only for HIV 1, but these tests can pickup an infection with HIV most of the time. HIV 2 isn't really a concern outside of Africa. Why don't you call Lab Corp and ask them.

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Re: Lab Corp new
      #120778 - 12/07/04 11:07 AM

unless you have been having sex in africa, HIV 2 is not a concern.

It it highly unlikley that 1) you have it, 2) they test for it.

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