Box and whisker plots of log viral load change (test 2-test 1) in EDTA and PPT samples at 4°C, 20°C and 30°C: All samples with detectable viral load >19 copies per ml in test 1 were analysed.
figureposted on 03.07.2019, 17:38 authored by Diana Hardie, Stephen Korsman, Sharifa Ameer, Lara Vojnov, Nei-Yuan Hsiao
Median and IQR for each temperature/storage category is given. Plus and minus 0.5log viral load change indicated by solid red lines.
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monitoring responseload testingPPTplasma HIVConclusion Viral RNAmiddle income countries2 resultslaboratory Background Viral load testingpre-analytical challengesplasma preparationMethods 1194 samples24 hoursResults Viral loadsHIV RNA stabilityanti-retroviral therapystorage conditions168 hoursEDTAstorage times