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bodie9411 posted:
my daughters test results just came back positive for hiv. can another test tell her how long she has been infected? Last year she had the fest and it was negative.
georgiagail responded:
How long she has been infected is not as important as...

1. Confirming that the initial screening test was accurate. Has she undergone the second Western Blot test?

If so, and this also confirms the accuracy of the first test, then..

2. Determining her viral load and CD4 level to know if she needs to begin medication.


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