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Types of HIV tests


Each type of HIV test looks for something different in your body, takes different amounts of time to detect HIV, and takes different amounts of time for the results to come back. You don’t have to work any of this out yourself – your healthcare provider will tell you which one to take. 

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  • Last updated: 14 February 2022
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