Rapid Test First Drop Of Blood
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Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for posting.Not that unusual at all (though a new standard). Isentress-based regimens are associated with very, very rapid drops in HIV RNA (viral loads).I'm a bit confused as to your first-line regimen. It's not... Read more »
AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastHello, thanks for posting.I'm sorry to hear about your new diagnosis of HIV infection. Sometimes immediately after infection there is a rather precipitous decline in the CD4 count which subsequently rebounds on retesting.The only way to know... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineThe differences in viral load counts are not significantly different. We usually look for changes that are 2-3 times different. On the face of it, your CD4 count looks significantly different. We usually look for changes of 50 cells or more, or a... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineAssuming, you have been taking your HIV meds as prescribed, it doesn't make much sense. On the other hand, if the labs are repeated and your viral load is still elevated, then treatment failure could be occurring. I would then get a resistance... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesDoes anyone know how accurate the OraQuick blood drop test is?
Can this test be trusted? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyIs the accuracy of a rapid test (oraquick blood drop) at 7.5 weeks similar to an EIA or is it less accurate/sensitive?? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI have take 2 rapid test one in March and then another in sept.
Rapid test was hemastrip test by pricking my finger and using blood.
how relible is the test. I was tested negative both the times
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Posted by asdf646, 2 RepliesCan anyone please give me any information about the accuracy of rapid HIV tests ( particularly the unigold finger prick).
I've had a negative result at 3, 6, and 12 months post exposure, but for some reason, I can't get the HIV scare out of my mind.... Read more »
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