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Elisa- Negative; Western Blot-Positive?
Aug 23, 1999

Hello Dr.Mark, Exposure: Two years back. Blood screening test result: Negative (0.26 S/CO) (Elisa using Abbott third generation Kit)

Western Blot : positive (P24, P160 & Serum control Positive) What to do? Which report to be believed?

Response from Dr. Holodniy

That pattern is consistent with an acute infection pattern (early seroconversion). I would repeat the test and/or get a HIV DNA PCR test. MH



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