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Can hiv pcr plasma test at 8 weeks post possible exposure detect virus even if there coinfection with hepatitis?

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Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Infectious Disease 25 years experience
Yes: There are polymerase chain reaction tests for both HIV and Hepatitis (I'm assuming your referring to C). Both are sensitive and specific and can be used to detect infection mere days after acquisition.

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Last updated May 19, 2015

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