Test For Early Detection Of Hiv Infection
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University of North Carolina - Chapel HillDear Mark, Did you have HIV RNA or DNA testing done? Either way the tests show no evidence of HIV infection. They are reliable and would be positive within a couple weeks of infection. Shingles would not be expected to happen as a manifestation of... Read more »
Johns Hopkins University, School of MedicineIf a baby becomes infected during the pregnancy, then they will test positive at birth by HIV DNA PCR or HIV RNA PCR.If infected around the time of labor and delivery, then they will typically test positive within 2 weeks by HIV DNA or RNA PCR. The... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineThere is not a good reason for why the PCR tests were negative during acute infection. A plasma viral load test or DNA PCR test from blood cells should be positive within a few days to a couple of weeks after infection. The PCR test could have been... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesHow early can HIV be detected? I was exposed about three weeks ago, is there a test for that time period?
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesWhat is the best test for Viral Test for detecting Subtypes in Acute HIV infection. bDNA, Proviral DNA ?
Any insite on this would be appreciated. Thank you
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Posted by nomoreworry4meHIV tests that detect the genetic material of HIV itself (rather than antibodies or antigens) are known as PCR tests. PCR stands for Polymerase Chain Reaction and is a common way of testing for a variety of different organisms. The overall process... Read more »
Posted by greatday77, 2 RepliesI have a question that im sure alot of people want to ask, If Infected with the Hiv Virus when can you expect to have early signs/Symptoms of infection Many websites Say you would have ars 2-4 weeks after infection , Other websites say 6 weeks. Also... Read more »
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