Can A Nose Swab Detect Hiv
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Will a herpes test detect HIV? No, of course not. If it did, it would be called an HIV test, right? PCR stands for polymerase chain reaction. It's a laboratory technique used in many tests. It is not specific for HIV.If you're concerned... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHiThere are two lines on the test. There is a C and a T. If there was a line in the C this means the test was run correctly.The testing guidelines for HIV are to be initially tested at 3 weeks post exposure and then again at 90 days. As long as... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHiFirst the guidelines for testing are to be initially tested at 3 weeks post exposure then again at 90 days if this test is negative than so are you.Second, for the home test, the line in the C means the test was run correctly and no line in the T... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHiThe testing guidelines for HIV are to be initially tested at 3 weeks post exposure and then again at 90 days. As long as there are no other exposures happened during this time frame than the results are conclusive.So yes after two years, as long... Read more »
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Posted by boydanny81is a swab from urethra can detect std ? tpha neg vdrl non reacted hiv neg Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI have taken the test using the oraquick advanced rapid hiv1/2 antibody test (oral swab). I thought I was sure of the negative result that I rcvd at 15 weeks post expo. But I find my self doubting, since the symptoms are more convincing.
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Posted by andypb, 1 ReplyWhat is compromised/ supressed immune system.
Does compromised/ weak immune system take more time to produce antibody to HIV infection.
Would a Person having as low Cd 4 counts 350 is considered to have compromised immune system.
Do such person with... Read more »
Posted by Guest8923, 2 RepliesI just need a little encouragement. I took a mouth swab in May 2008 and it was + for HIV. I took a full blood test at my drs office tested neg, i waited 8 months to make sure and tested neg again. I still have anxiety about the pos. I have no... Read more »
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