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Can You Test For Hiv With A Finger Prick

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just quick question..? please

i just want to get these facts right, if u are going for aHIV test,most time they take the blood form your forearm..?someone told me that they had a HIV test & they just prick finger,and done the test like that..? true/ false
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,This isn't a true/false question! It's an a, b or c-type question.A. Blood from forearm.B. Blood from finger prick.C.All the above.The correct answer is C! Some HIV-antibody tests, ELISA for instance, use venipuncture (blood from forearm). Read more »

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