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How reliable for HIV are ELISA test and a western blot?
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Very reliable
Elisa is to screen, western blot is to confirm.

In brief: Very reliable
Elisa is to screen, western blot is to confirm.
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: Very
But that assumes that sufficient time has elapsed from the time you were infected until you were tested.
It may take up to several months before antibody testing becomes positive, but generally most will appear by 4-6 wks.

In brief: Very
But that assumes that sufficient time has elapsed from the time you were infected until you were tested.
It may take up to several months before antibody testing becomes positive, but generally most will appear by 4-6 wks.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
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