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Roche or Vidas?

hi guys
i have a question about Hiv Duo Tests.I had a hiv duo test at 4 weeks(1 day short) and found out from the Dr in the lab that it was done by the ROCHE manufacturer.

i have read about Vidas and Abott also.
anyways i want to know is more accurate when it comes to sensitivity ROCHE or VIDAS??
which is a better and reliable company?

i was reading this and it confused me about hiv duo tests.please have a look at the link posted below.


http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=427870


thanks.
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One is no more accurate than the other.
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means?i didnt get your answer?did you see the link?
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Did you look at the date? Move on... You didn't have a risk.
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u mean to say that as it was way back in 2002-2003,the tests have improved over time and that the false rate has reduced in duo since that time?
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any answer?
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