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RNA PCR Testing After Three Months

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testing for PCR R.N.A at 4.5 month

Hi doc.My three Elisa antibody test are negative after 5 10 and 15 weeks.Now i am again going for a test after 130 days of risky veginal exposure.Is PCR R.N.A test gonna help after 4.5 months .It is too expensive for me but i want peace of...
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
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Reassurance with PCR RNA at 6-months

Hello doc,Please, I need your opinion about my hiv tests. I had a needlestick event with a... Read more »
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Johns Hopkins AIDS Service

FDA Review of Viral RNA Testing

Shortly after the approval of the three protease inhibitors, the FDA reviewed the diagnostic assays that quantitate HIV RNA.These tests are being used by many clinicians to monitor viral loads in their patients and to assess their response to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Papua New Guinea: AIDS "Reporting" to See Increase

In the last quarterly report, 6,103 people had been diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in Papua New Guinea and the figure is likely to increase as the testing and reporting system improves. National AIDS Council Statistical Officer Agnes Gege said Thursday the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

RNA Test to Detect HIV During Acute, Primary Phase Not Widely Used, New York Times Reports

The New York Times on Friday examined an HIV blood test, which seeks out bits of the virus' RNA and can identify infections during the acute or primary phase. Standard rapid tests, which detect HIV antibodies, can provide immediate results but... Read more »
Project Inform

No, HIV Is NOT About to Be Cured in Three Months

Contrary to some hysterically hyped headlines this past week, HIV is not on the verge of being cured in the next three months, nor have scientists found an effective vaccine. The truth is that a hopeful compound to force HIV out of hiding is under... Read more »
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9months 3rd gen Elisa and HIV PCR RNA negative. . is my nightmare over

Posted by Vince828282, 3 Replies
Some of you might think im crazy like my MD. But I am really stressed and cant move on. I made the biggest mistake of my life last year August 2013. I was completely wasted and was no longer myself, I had unprotected oral sex and protected vaginal... Read more »

RNA/PCR/NAAT Test

Posted by nomoreworry4me
antibodies to HIV
1 - 3 months
blood, oral, rapid
1 week, 20 minutes for rapid
Looks for....................
Window period...........
Options for testing......
Wait time for results....
RNA/PCR/NAAT Test Antibody Test
There are several ways to test for HIV.
Th... Read more »

hiv rna by pcr ultra testing

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
if someone had 15.000 rna copies wont this test will pick up any copies from 50 and up thanks i took alot of this test and 400 copies was not det also from two weels all the way to 20 months , my last test was rna / nat elisa taken at 20 months from... Read more »

PCR RNA test results

Posted by julio5000, 3 Replies
Hi ... I wrote a couple of days ago regarding a PCR RNA test tooked within the first 48hrs after my possible exposure ... yesterday I recieved the results and they are NEGATIVE but still I need to be sure that this output is accurate (taking in... Read more »