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13 Jul 2005

TESTING
Hello Doctor,

Thanks for your answer to 614, I'm sure that all the 'unsure' people can now have some piece of mind. My question is: does this HIV window period of 3 - 6 weeks also applies to the 3rd generation HIV Elisa tests and what would cause that very few people not to turn positive after 6 weeks?

Thanks & regards

Dave
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01 Jan 0001

If the viral load is low, it may take longer to sero-convert.
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