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How long is it supposed to it take for a blood test to start detecting a possible HIV infection?

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Dr. Tony Ho
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: At least 4 weeks

Modern elisa tests are considered accurate at about 4 weeks, but testing protocols usually check at 3 months as well, just to be safe (with prophylaxis, there is another check at 6 months).

In brief: At least 4 weeks

Modern elisa tests are considered accurate at about 4 weeks, but testing protocols usually check at 3 months as well, just to be safe (with prophylaxis, there is another check at 6 months).
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