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BDNA Testing

Feb 23, 1999

i had done a ELISA test 8 weeks after exposure, result negative. I would like to do a bDNA < 50 copies ,test next week. Is it possible a person can have less that 50 copies without any treatment ?

Response from Dr. Holodniy

Extremely unlikely during acute infection. Possible in some chronically infected people who are long term nonprogressors with intact immune systems.


CD8 importance
Can infection be totally silent.

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