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Qualitative Dna PCR At 4 Months

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Qualitative DNA PCR (Roche)

Doc, I took the Qualitative DNA PCR at 11 months after exposure. Result was "none detected". My question is: If one were indeed infected, would this test be "positive" for life in that individual? I understand that this 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
You are not infected with HIV.MH... Read more »

HIV 1 DNA, Qualitative/PCR testing results

hi DR.Roberti'm 28yo and I have 3 questions about HIV1 DNA Qulaitative/PCR test results1)is... Read more »

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... Read more »
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HIV Risk After Release From Prison: A Qualitative Study of Former Inmates

Noting that "former prison inmates are at risk of HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) infection," the researchers designed the current study to understand how such individuals perceived their risk for these diseases after prison, the behaviors and... Read more »
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Male Sexuality in Vietnam: The Case of Male-to-Male Sex

The authors collected qualitative information about the contexts and meanings of sex and relationships between men in Ho Chi Minh City with the goal of implementing "effective behavior change interventions for men who have sex with men."... 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 »

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 »

1 month DNA-PCR negative

Posted by Anonymous
Hi,

I got a DNA PCR and ELISA done 5 weeks after exposure. Both came negative. Lab says DNA PCR negative result is reliable. I do plan to get a ELISA at 2 month and at 3months mark. I wanted to know how much can I trust a negative DNA PCR at 1... Read more »

DNA PCR

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello,

I was kindly wondering if anyone could give an opinion on a negative PCR DNA Qualitative test at 32 days? Can I breath easier?

I had a low risk scratch with an instrument that scratched someone who has HIV. The scratch really didn't cause any... Read more »