HIV Prevention Community
2nd and 3rd GEN.
About This Community:

If you believe you have been exposed to HIV and want help to judge your risk, would like advice about HIV testing, or have questions about the effectiveness of condoms or risks associated with specific sexual practices, this is the site for you.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

2nd and 3rd GEN.

What is the difference between the second and third generation HIV antibody test??
10 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
If my test result would be HIV 1/2 antibody in a hospital..is that a 3rd generation test??
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
Hi sir..I know my result is negative..Just want to learn about my test fully.
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
Nothing really--they are both accurate and reliable
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
3rd generation tests can detect HIV 1/2.
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
and how about the window period of accuracy?? Is my test third generation?
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
Is it true that second generation can only detect hiv1 not hiv2??
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
3 months post expoosure is the window period for all HIV tests no matter the generation.
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
Then there is no difference..I cannot search the web the difference..
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
No difference in the testing guidelines to obtain a conclusive test result.
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
first generation test...Cannot detect hiv2..right??
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
HIV Prevention Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
Top HIV Answerers
186166_tn?1385262982
Blank
LIZZIE LOU
Auburn, AL
12472069_tn?1425481100
Blank
Iwan25
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Sharkboy67
London, United Kingdom
366749_tn?1370585676
Blank
diver58
Karachi, Pakistan
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
maash2281
Chennai, India
3149845_tn?1435685023
Blank
Life360
fort lauderdale, FL