Low White Blood Cell Count & ELISA, DNA-PCR
Jun 7, 1999
What, if any does a low white blood cell count have on antibody production and ELISA testing at 6 months? I have tested negative for both ELISA at 5 3/4 months and negative PCR-DNA at 4 months, but have a low white blood cell count (3.5 k/uL).
Does a PCR-DNA cover all the subtypes of HIV-1?
Response from Dr. Holodniy
Your white blood cell count is low, but not that low (normal range about 5-10). That count should have no bearing on your body's ability to generate antibodies. It appears you are not infected. MH
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