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Is a negative result at 12 weeks from an hiv duo test 100%

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Is a negative result at 12 weeks from an hiv duo test 100%?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: HIV and AIDS
Expert:  TheBugDoctor replied 5 years ago.

At 12 weeks post exposure , the sensitivity of the test is close to 98-99%.

Not quite 100%, but pretty close, and pretty reliable ( unless you had additional exposures after the one 12 weeks prior).


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