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Can you tell me if hiv rapid tests can detect the group o

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Hello can you tell me if hiv rapid tests can detect the group o hiv?
This is Dr David. HIV rapid test will detect HIV antibodies in your blood or saliva
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Yes obviously doctor I mean does it detect the hiv group o
Yes it detects hiv group o antibodies
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Ok do all rapid tests detect group o antibodies?
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Group o strain sorry
HIV o strain is very very rare, only 1% in Africa. Are you in the USA? Why are you worried about this stain? Did you have anal sex in Africa?
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
I had vaginal sex in Africa doctor I’ve had a few tests but concerned about this group o
You can get specific HIV group o testing then
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Yes I wanted to know if the tests detected that
Routine HIV doesn’t detect it. You need specific HIV o strain tests. let me know if you have other questions. If done for now please leave positive feedback below. You can always reach me as Dr David. Thank you for using JustAnswer.com
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