Table 3.

Ranges of positive detection in infants by Amplicor and NucliSENS using positive venipuncture-derived blood

SampleSubject age (mo)DNA-derived whole blood ODa (Amplicor)Plasma RNA viral load (IU/ml) (NucliSENS)
2853-hald52.986650,000
3064-hald93.0753,100,000
3091-hald1.51.0737,400,000
3176-hald42.93517,000,000
3177-hald72.901470,000
3178-hald52.9511,100,000
3179-hald33.07559,000,000
3020-hald162.6092,400,000
653hpd53.12913,000,000
A3-34852.8357,600,000
  • a OD, optical density.