Mar 27, 2002
In what cases would people receive a false negative on an HIV Elisa test? Is it very rare to receive inaccurate results? Thank you
Response from Dr. Feinberg
The most common reason for a false negative ELISA is acute HIV infection-- that is, you've been tested before seroconversion has occurred. It is pretty rare to get inaccurate results for other reasons.
what are the percentage?
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