HIV Strain Not Detected From Test
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Stanford University, School of MedicineI am not sure about the commercial PCR test. PCR technology can though. You have to do what you must to rule out infection. We offer guidelines and testing strategies.MH... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineYes, but only in a research laboratory. These are not readily available tests that could be obtained from commercial reference labs.... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineCall them up and find out.... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesIf you are talking about HIV-1 or HIV-2, you need to have HIV-1/2 specific tests performed to have an accurate result. Standard HIV-1 antibody tests will detect HIV-2 antibodies about 70% of the time. Testing for HIV-2 antibodies is not necessary... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyAs many worried persons, I took a PCR-RNA 4 weeks after my infection risk, to amend my fears. It came back negative. Although I should relax now, I'm still concerned, because I have read that all commercially available PCR-kits are just looking for... Read more »
Posted by Vasyl, 1 ReplyHi.
Could someone from old inhabitants give an advice to which site expert can I address my question?
It is about testing for rare strains and groups.
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replieshere is my story, about 5 months ago, i thought i was exposed to hiv, tested negative with home access, and consider the results to be conclusive...however, about 3 years ago, i had protected sex with a thai prostitute and performed unprotected oral... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyJust a question for the board. I had a Roche RNA version 1.0 test done and it came back non-detectible under 400. I know this is geared to pick up clade B and not the others. What are the odds that I could have picked up a weird subtype here in... Read more »
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