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UNDERSTANDING TESTS FOR HIV: THE TESTS, TESTS FOR HIV AND TESTS FOR ANTIBODIES TO HIV

July 4th, 2011

There are two general tests that detect HIV infection. Because HIV lives in blood cells, both are tests conducted on human blood, although tests using saliva and urine are expected soon. One blood test detects evidence of the virus itself; the other detects the antibody to the virus.     Tests for HIV-Three tests for HIV [...]

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