Published in Blood Weekly, November 10th, 1997
"The results of this study are very encouraging, in that the detection of HIV-1 RNA in serum may be a sensitive and specific tool for use in the small number of sera in which the results of antibody tests are inconclusive," wrote Arthur E. Brown, M.D., Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Washington, D.C., and colleagues ("Viral RNA in the Resolution of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Diagnostic Serology," Transfusion, 1997;37:926-929).
While assays for HIV antibody testing have high levels...
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