|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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