HIV/Aids

Question
Posted by: F c | 2018/02/15

Q.

Is a PCR dna test reliable.

I had a test at health WorX now I’m scared they may have used a reused lancet. When can I take one and when is it considered. Conclusive 

Expert's Reply

A.

HIV/Aids expert
- 2018/02/20

The HIV DNA PCR test will detect HIV within 9 - 21 days of infection. The HIV ELISA test will detect HIV within 4 weeks of infection. The chances of a lancet being re-used are very small. However, if you are concerned go and test

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