Are there situations when a person tests recent on the assay but was infected over a year ago?

Are there situations when a person tests recent on the assay but was infected over a year ago?

Similar to other incidence assays, the RTRI may misclassify some persons as recent who have had HIV for a longer duration of time. The proportion false recent may be affected by factors such as duration of ART or weak antibody development among elite controllers. The addition of viral load testing in a RITA can minimize false-recent cases as stated earlier.

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