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Tests to detect HIV and AIDS infections - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   hello doctor, is the complte blood test can detect virus hiv/253657?iL=true" >Aids ?
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   for HIV special tests are done'
Doctor :   which include HIV ELISA
User :   like PCR test?
Doctor :   and VDRL test
Doctor :   yes
User :   ok i see, another question please...
Doctor :   PCR can Detect HIV
User :   ok
Doctor :   plz proceed
Doctor :   plz provide your age
User :   26
User :   did the aids patients in the middle east die within 5 years? is that true?
Doctor :   AIDS and HIV infection are two different but related things
Doctor :   AIDS patient may die in 5 years
Doctor :   or early
Doctor :   depending on the complications they have
Doctor :   but there are some precautions
Doctor :   if taken then life span can be increased
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