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High Risk And DNA Pcr Testing

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Re Hiv Dna Pcr Possitive..confirmed negative (ANOTHER FALSE POSITIVE PCR TEST, 2011)

Hello Dr.BobIts a new day today..I had a second DNA PCR but this time at the research department of molecular biology department at my city's university made by the professor of the department.Result-NEGATIVE after 2 days.Few words by the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You're welcome. I hope others will learn from your experience. Dr. BobRE: Hiv Dna Pcr Possitive Jan 27, 2011Hello Doctor BobYou may remember my case.The poor guy that took this test,came back possitive and getting all the tests till 3 months... Read more »

Hiv Dna Pcr Possitive -Results (ANOTHER FALSE POSITIVE PCR TEST, 2010)

Dear DoctorThank u so much for your response.It means a lot to me during all this devastating... Read more »

PCR RNA vs PCR DNA at exactly 21 days - PLEASE HELP

I had unprotected sex on June 16. I am going to take a test on July 7, but I do not know which test... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Targeting HIV Testing at High-Risk Groups Might Be More Effective Than Routine Testing, Research Article Says

Targeting HIV testing at high-risk groups and populations might be a more effective method of identifying people who are unaware of their HIV-positive status than conducting routine testing among all U.S. residents ages 13 to 64, David Holtgrave, a... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Innovative Rapid HIV Test Appears to Detect Acute HIV; OraQuick Rapid Saliva Tests Found to Be Not Very Accurate for High Risk Testers

My name's Chris Pilcher and I'm a HIV researcher from UCSF [University of California, San Francisco]. I'm principally interested in HIV diagnostics and particularly in detecting and managing acute HIV infection. The poster is appropriately titled,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

One-Fifth of People at High Risk of HIV Are Tested Annually in U.S., Study Says

About one-fifth of U.S. residents considered to be at high risk of HIV received an HIV test in any given year between 2000 and 2005, according to a study published Monday in the Archives of Internal Medicine , Reuters reports. Researchers... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

High-Risk Sexual Behavior in Men Attending a Sexually Transmitted Infection Clinic in Durban, South Africa

At the outset of the local HIV epidemic in 1988-89, a study of Durban men with genital ulcer disease (GUD) found that 36 percent continued with sexual intercourse despite having symptoms. The authors undertook the present study to determine whether... Read more »
Connect With Others

Testing Elisa and PCR DNA today.

Posted by notanonymous, 1 Reply
i'm gonna get a 3rd generation elisa and a pcr dna test today. it has been at least 13 weeks now 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... Read more »

Tesla? DNA PCR??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Tesla - I saw in one of your posts that the ultra-sensitive DNA/PCR tests may have the ability to detect virus in the bloodstream soon after infection. How do you know this? I had blood drawn 24 hours after a medium to high risk exposure as a... Read more »

HIV-1 Proviral DNA by PCR test????

Posted by sadman, 2 Replies
Hello everyone thanks for putting up with me. Its been 8 weeks since my risk and I'm more concerned then ever. I really do seem to have every symptom of ARS despite assurances risks were very slight to none existent.

That said, does anyone know... Read more »

DNA PCR Qualitative Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can somebody tell me the accuracy of DNA PCR Qualitative tests? If they are accurate when should they be got done at the earliest? I have read that they are not advised due to high false positive results. If so, then if result is negative is it... Read more »