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PCR Qualitative DNA AT 11 Weeks

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Where to get tested using qualitative DNA PCR

Hi, Dr. Holodniy.I am interested in getting a qualitative DNA PCR test performed at 4 weeks from exposure (August 17). My family physician doesn't think I need the test - he says I should wait until 3 months and get the antibody (ELISA) test....
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
There are many national commercial labs that offer this test. The AIDS clinic should be able to tell you.MH... Read more »

qualitative HIV PCR DNA test result

hello Dr, Thanks for the reply on my Positive ELISA, negative Western Blot and 29... Read more »

Mutation and PCR Qualitative

Dear Dr. Holodniy,I'll make this easy with yes or no's, I hope ;)#1 If someone was... Read more »
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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 »

PCR DNA???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I'm really confused. I read yes it's a good test and then no it isn't a good test. Is the PCR DNA Qualitative test reliable after 5 weeks? Yes or No. I was told to move on with my life, but I can't. The idea fo having to take another test is really... Read more »

Qualitative PCR

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello friends
I had high risk exposure 2 months ago with an infected man. I know that i have to wait, but i need to ask.
20 days after I have a negative Elisa 3rd generation.
But my strong ARS synthomps appeared on the 4th week: pharyngits, fever,... Read more »

Negative PCR DNA at 8 weeks

Posted by sunkyst, 2 Replies
I just got the results of a PCR DNA test at 8 weeks and a negative HIV antibody test. Does this mean I don't have HIV or do I need more testing? Read more »