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ORAL HIV TESTS

QUESTION
Is an oral HIV test as effective as one that draws blood?

ANSWER
The oral HIV test uses the same substance -- serum -- as that used in the blood test. They are equally effective and both FDA- approved.

To your health,
Dr. K


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