Joanne Stekler, MD MPH; Robert W. Wood, MD; Paul D. Swenson, PhD; Matthew Golden, MD, MPH
Note added in proof: In the 5 months between acceptance and publication of this letter, 3 additional individuals have been identified who tested HIV-negative by OraQuick but HIV-positive by second-generation EIA.
Acknowledgments: The authors thank the University of Washington Primary Infection Clinic and the second individual for consenting to share follow-up HIV testing results. They also thank the AIEDRP AIN503/ACTG A5217 protocol team for allowing us to present results of the detuned EIA.
Grant Support: Dr. Stekler was funded by a National Institutes of Health grant (K23 AI65243).
Potential Financial Conflicts of Interest: None disclosed.
Stekler J, Wood RW, Swenson PD, Golden M. Negative Rapid HIV Antibody Testing during Early HIV Infection. Ann Intern Med. ;147:147–148. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-147-2-200707170-00022
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