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Protease Inhibitors for detecting HIV?

Feb 28, 2000

Dear Dr.,

Protease Inhibitors is a method for detecting HIV? Is it more sensitive for testing some new strains of HIV than PCR and Elisa methods?

Is it expensive? Pls answer, Thanks!

Response from Dr. Holodniy

Protease inhibitors are a class of drugs used to treat HIV infection, not to diagnose it.


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