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POSTED: Friday, May 31, 2013 - 6:00am

UPDATED: Friday, May 31, 2013 - 6:14am

New test: faster than previous method, which took 20 minutes

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; The San Antonio AIDS Foundation will begin offering more rapid HIV tests next week that generate results in 60 seconds.

The blood draw, known as the INSTI HIV-1 Antibody Test, is faster than the previous screening method, which took 20 minutes to provide results. The faster test will debut locally Wednesday and will be offered free of charge.

To read more, head to The Houston Chronicle's website: http://www.chron.com/news/article/1-minute-HIV-test-to-debut-in-S-A-4557948.php?cmpid=hpfsln

 

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