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how long does hiv take to show up on a blood donor test?

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Dr. Claude Parola
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Depend when infected: Someone with an acute HIV infection may not show HIV antibody in the blood when tested; however a viral load count and p24 antigen test may detect the virus. Normally the HIV antibody will be positive by sixth week after an infection.
Answered on Jun 21, 2018
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