Is a viral load test (RNA PCR) up till 40 plates over than two monthes later be compared to six monthes ELISA?
Jul 21, 1999
Is a viral load test (RNA PCR) up till 40 plates a little over than two monthes after the suspected event could be compared to six monthes ELISA? Does that mean around 99% security that a person is negative? Normally a viral load should be in the thousands in an ARS period unless the virus hides in the cells (would a DNA detect it than?) and how often can that happen? Is that true you personally only know two cases like that and one is the 13th month man?
Response from Dr. Holodniy
The comparative study you are asking for has really not been done. You are correct about the viral load numbers and the 2 cases. MH
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