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A 27-year-old female asked:

What hiv test is given to pregnant women an how effective are the test. is additional testing needed after the first test is done an negative ?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
HIV testing: I am not sure what your worries are. The tests are extremely effective. The doctors providing you or any women in this country know when to retest and what to do in almost every single possible scenarios. From an experts perspective there is nothing to be worrying about.

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Last updated Jun 22, 2013

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