How soon after being infected with HIV can it be detected?

How soon after being infected with HIV can it be detected?

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December, 2020
Antigen/Antibody Test—An antigen/antibody test performed by a laboratory on blood from a vein can usually detect HIV infection 18 to 45 days after exposure. Antigen/antibody tests done with blood from a finger prick take longer to detect HIV (18 to 90 days after an exposure).

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