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Hiv1/2

It is the same the window period of hiv type 1 and type 2?

2nd question: 12 weeka is needed to get tested after exposure?  Even high risk or low risk?
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20801659 tn?1520443393
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Yes, both viruses have the same window period. It all depend on the kind of test you go for. If you go for a normal antibody test (finger-prick) it will be accurate 3 months after the exposure. If you go for a duo combo ag/ab test, the result will be accurate 28 days after the exposure.
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Thank you.. btw so both 1/2 will be detected at 12 week. You test sd bioline 3.0 hiv1/2 antibodies. It is accurate for both strain?
20620809 tn?1504362969
All hiv tests are accurate at 12 weeks and the DUO 4th generation test is accurate at 28 days. What was your exposure?
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