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Are 3 weeks enough after a risk for a HIV test?

No, the window period for an HIV blood test sent to the laboratory is 45 days. The window period for an HIV home test is 3 months. Read more about window periods here.

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Dr Gillian Holdsworth Fettle's Managing Director, Medical Doctor and public health expert.

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