TABLE 2

Positivity of HIV-1 Western blot and Geenius assays at 12 and 24 weeks after initiation of ART at FI, FII, or FIII/IVa

Result% of samples with the indicated result
Wk 12Wk 24
FIFIIFIII/IVFIFIIFIII/IV
WBGNWBGNWBGNWBGNWBGNWBGN
POS25.025.065.844.772.759.130.426.173.750.059.145.5
IND37.520.831.652.627.340.921.721.721.144.736.445.5
NEG37.554.22.62.60.00.047.852.25.35.34.59.1
Total100100100100100100100100100100100100
  • a A high percentage of samples tested at 12 and 24 weeks of ART remained negative or indeterminate when therapy was initiated early. WB, Western blot assay; GN, Geenius assay. POS, positive; IND, indeterminate; NEG, negative.