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6 Months Elisa And Dna Pcr

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Pos Elisa Neg PCR DNA and RNA 6 months later

In June I had a neg. elisa, neg westblot, postive pcr 10,000 copies. The Dr said that number could be an error. The next day on repeated test I have neg. elisa neg WB and PCR 2050. 4 months later pos elisa, pos WB and negative PCR DNA and Neg RNA....
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
keep me posted on your results. Read more »

ELISA and DNA PCR - How conclusive?

I had a rash on June 17th and i tested both ELISA and Qualitative DNA PCR on Aug 17th (8 weeks... Read more »

A disciple of yours Dr. Bob

Thanks a lot to u Dr. Bob for the wonderful work u r doin. My nerves are still intact thanks to u.... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...Assays 2. HIV-1 Confirmatory Antibody Assays 3. HIV-2 Antibody Screening B. Viral Identification Assays 1. DNA Polymerase Chain Reaction (DNA-PCR) 2. Plasma HIV RNA Assays III. Monitoring Tests A. Lymphocyte Analysis ... Read more »
Brown Medical School

Ask the Expert: A New Infection With an Undetectable Viral Load

...B viruses, not all viral load assays can detect virus in the presence of non-B subtypes (e.g., Roche Amplicor Version 1.0 or reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction [RT-PCR] 1.0). Those that can detect it (branched DNA [b-DNA], Nuclisens,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

...load a few days after HIV infection. This is better than the standard HIV (antibody) test, which can be "negative" for 2 to 6 months after HIV infection. (See Fact Sheet 102 for more information on HIV antibody testing.) For prognosis , viral... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

...Viral Load Test Viral load is the amount of HIV in your bloodstream. Viral loadcan be measured by two different lab tests: polymerase chain reaction (PCR) orbranched DNA (bDNA). It is best to stick with the same kind of test and notswitch... Read more »
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Quantitative PCR

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...What do you think of this exam 6 months after the exposure Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...IF one takes a combo DNA PCR and ELISA AT 6 months and test negative for both. Are they 100% negative despite symptoms? What are the odds of being infected? Read more »

Testing Elisa and PCR DNA today.

Posted by notanonymous, 1 Reply and it is time for me to believe the results. my last exposure was "low risk" and the last "high risk" exposure was about 6 months ago. it is time for me to believe the results regardless of my "symptoms". i hope the results are neg. thanks... Read more »

PCR/ELISA - ?????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I just got back a negative 50 day DNA PCR and ELISA. The lab states that this combination of tests at 50 days is "as good as a 6 month ELISA - >99%." Holodniy on The Body web Read more »