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Does HIV 1 and HIV 2 have separate dna pcr tests? Possibility of infection ruled out if one test is negative? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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User:does hiv 1 and hiv 2 have separate dna pcr tests?
Doctor:The Dna component is similar for both
Doctor:Thus the DNA pcr should be same
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