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Hiv western blot- all antibodies -ve except 1p17 detected. Hiv tridot is negative.What is further advise?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: HIV

Hiv western blot confirmation is generally not necessary with some of the newer serological tests available.
The best measure is a pcr for HIV rna. This is expensive, but definitive when negative.

In brief: HIV

Hiv western blot confirmation is generally not necessary with some of the newer serological tests available.
The best measure is a pcr for HIV rna. This is expensive, but definitive when negative.
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