Does Standard Blood Work Test For Hiv
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Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesHIV will not be detected unless: a) the blood test is looking for antibodies to HIV, or b) it is testing for the actual presence of virus (viral RNA or DNA by PCR). Your standard blood test does not include these types of tests. You should know if... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,"Is there any real possibility of getting infected with HIV from a standard blood draw?" No. "How can you be sure of that?" Now there's a question I will never be able to answer. How can I prove to you that there are... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineYes, an HIV antibody test will still be positive.... Read more »
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