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What is the detection window for nicotine quest diagnostics

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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Urine nicotine: Data show that urine can still test positive for 10 to 15 days, and even 20 days in some. Urine can test positive for 20-25 days for cotinine.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: “When someone stops using tobacco & nicotine products, it can take more than 2 weeks for the blood level of cotinine to drop to the level that a n ... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
HIV Testing: If you have access to the HIV RNA viral testing then by day 14 to 21 you will be able to determine if you have the HIV virus.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Best HIV Testing: If there is a high risk exposure the newer HIV dna or RNA viral testing can pick up the infection by 21 days. Remember if you do have a high risk e ... Read More
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Dr. Amy Deeken
20 years experience Pathology
3-6 months: Standard HIV screening tests actually test for the presence of antibodies that the body makes to fight the HIV virus. The period of time for the body ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not entirely: It also depends on the strain of virus, and the response of the person infected with the virus.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lawrence Chiaramonte
60 years experience Allergy and Immunology
3-6months: 3-6 months
A 36-year-old female asked:
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Ask the Dr: who ordered it to figure out where you should go to have it done.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Good: Quest has been around a long time and they seem to be pretty reliable. If you have a question about some test they have done, ask your doctor if it c ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Do not worry: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Can't say : This is the HT public information site where volunteer docs answer questions about health conditions. We are seen worldwide & your location is not ... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Inbox consultation: For a review of your lab results, please arrange an inbox consultation with Healthtap.

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