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what is the window period for hiv 2 what is your opinion in insti rapid test third generation after 16 weeks negative?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
HIV nucleic acid: A negative result at 16 weeks does not rule out HIV infection. Please discuss getting HIV nucleic acid test, with your doctor.

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