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test terminology
Mar 22, 2002

greetings, and thanks very much for the great work you are doing for the world community. my question: is a elisa test result of non-reactive the same as negative. i suspect there are different terminologies amongst the medical community.

thanks

Response from Mr. Kull

Non-reactive is the more technically accurate term to describe an "HIV negative" result, meaning no antibodies to HIV were detected.

Check out HIV Testing Basics for more information.

RMK



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