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What is the difference in testing between hiv-1 and 2?
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In brief: Different strain
Hiv-1 and hiv-2 both produce aids , both are lethal if untreated, infection spread same way.
Hiv- 2 is less common mostly confined to west africa , genetic test will differentiate one from other.

In brief: Different strain
Hiv-1 and hiv-2 both produce aids , both are lethal if untreated, infection spread same way.
Hiv- 2 is less common mostly confined to west africa , genetic test will differentiate one from other.
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