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Return to thailand to get tested
Sep 8, 2001

Dear Mark, Two months ago I wrote to you explaining that after a high-risk exposure in Thailand. I returned to the UK where I have now tested neg after 6 weeks, 3 months 5 months and now 7 months all Elisa tests. I had severe symptoms starting 5 weeks post exposure my Doctor cannot find anything else wrong with me my question is (1). Do I have to go back to Thailand to get tested where their tests may be tweaked better towards their predominant subtypes? (2) Do I need a different type of test, as maybe I am not producing antibodies remembering the severity and continuing duration of symptoms? I really need your help I dont know where to turn to next. Many thanks!

Response from Dr. Holodniy

The predominant subtype in Thailand is E. Essentially all antibody kits will be able to detect antibodies to this subtype.



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