* First, the authors could find only 25 reported cases worldwide
in the 30+ years of the known HIV/AIDS
epidemic. Given the millions and millions of known cases, almost all of whom had positive antibody tests, this is an exceedingly small number.
* Second, the results apply only to the stand-alone antibody tests. All the patients described had (or clearly would have had) positive DNA/RNA tests and p24 antigen tests.
* Third, none of the reported patients was asymptomatic.