|generation of ELISA?
Mar 15, 1999
Dear Dr. Holodniy,
I have been tested by ELISA many times. However, most laboratory, when I tried to call and asked about the generation of ELISA they use; most either don't know or reluctant to tell patients. Some require you to have your doctors call. My doctors think I am being redundant.
In general, for most laboratories, do you think they are using at least 2nd or 3rd generation tests? I hope they are not still using the 1st generation test. What do you think?
Thank you doctor.
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
In the U.S., most commercial and hospital clinical labs will be using 3rd or 4th generation tests. MH
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