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Proviral Dna By PCR

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HIV Proviral DNA PCR?

What is the difference between HIV Proviral DNA PCR and HIV DNA PCR?...
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
I would consider them to be the same thing. They are measuring the HIV inside a cell which has been converted to DNA. The HIV DNA can either be integrated or unintegrated in human DNA within a cell.MH... Read more »

Does Proviral DNA PCR test detect antigens?

I have following doubts,1)Does proviral DNA PCR test detect antigens?Is it any one antigen or all... Read more »

ProviralDNA PCR test and hiv mutation

Thanks for answering my questions.This is a follow up question to the answer.Doctor as you have... Read more »
Articles
InfoRed SIDA

Análisis de Carga Viral

¿Qué Es la Carga Viral? ¿Cómo Se Utiliza el Análisis? ¿Cómo Se Miden los Cambios en la Carga Viral? "Repunte" de la Carga Viral ¿Qué Significan los Resultados? ¿Qué Problemas Tiene el Análisis de Carga Viral? ¿Qué Es la... Read more »
The Well Project

Pruebas de Diagnóstico

Tabla de Contenidos Introducción Carga viral ¿Cuándo debes realizarte una prueba de carga viral? Pruebas de resistencia Conclusión sobre las pruebas de resistencia Monitorización farmacoterapéutica Referencias ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

UGA Professor Gets $1 Million to Study DNA

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $1.13 million grant to support University of Georgia-based research on "parasitic" DNA. David Garfinkel, a professor of biochemistry, will examine how cells respond to assaults from HIV and other... Read more »
American Society for Microbiology

Elite Controllers Block Integration of HIV DNA Into Host Genome

Alone among those infected with HIV-1, so-called elite controllers spontaneously maintain undetectable levels of viral replication even absent the benefit of anti-retroviral therapy. Now Mathias Lichterfeld of the Massachusetts General Hospital,... Read more »
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Proviral DNA PCR Test--Please answer

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had an oral sex encounter in a gay bathhouse about 6 weeks ago. We both gave each other blow jobs without a condom. I came in his mouth...he did not cum in mine.

I have been tested for all STDs (syph, chlamydia, gonnoreah, hep B, herpes, etc),... 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 »

Negative PCR DNA at 4 weeks

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I received the results of my HIV-1 Proviral DNA PCR today and is NEGATIVE! I am trying to convince myself that this is at least 95% conclusive at 28 days as many of the councelling sites say and also a lot of you guys on this board who did a lot of... Read more »

PCR DNA Article

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The CDC article below is interesting regarding a specific incident and how PCR testing was used. Of the pcr tests given in this instance only one was a negative that ended up being a positive, but that test occured less than 28 days after the... Read more »