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2nd and 3rd GEN.

What is the difference between the second and third generation HIV antibody test??
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If my test result would be HIV 1/2 antibody in a hospital..is that a 3rd generation test??
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Hi sir..I know my result is negative..Just want to learn about my test fully.
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Nothing really--they are both accurate and reliable
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3rd generation tests can detect HIV 1/2.
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and how about the window period of accuracy?? Is my test third generation?
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Is it true that second generation can only detect hiv1 not hiv2??
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3 months post expoosure is the window period for all HIV tests no matter the generation.
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Then there is no difference..I cannot search the web the difference..
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No difference in the testing guidelines to obtain a conclusive test result.
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first generation test...Cannot detect hiv2..right??
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