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Can Valtrex Affect Results Of Rna Pcr

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Dr. Bob, you are ignoring my question, a cry for help from Dallas downtown, so that you could hear in San Francisco.

Dr. Bob, I had taken Dapsone, 15 years ago for treating a skin condition for about 3 years, mixed with another pill and in between periods of prednisone pill. So i got scared about all this, mainly the prednisone, and then i doubted the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your concerns are completely unwarranted. Medications that you took years ago would not affect recent HIV test results.1. No.2. Your current tests would indicate you never had HSV-1/HSV-2.3. No.Dr. Bob Read more »

Can Valtrex affect HIV test results? Please answer!

I know similar questions have been asked and I have read those answers, but I just want to be sure... Read more »

HCV RNA,PCR Quant Test results

My HCV RNA, Pcr Quant Was 3,292,391 IU/ML-- HCV viral log 6.518 Can you tell me about these... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV Viral Load

...of HIV, the greater the risk of your immune system being damaged. Viral load can be measured by two different lab tests: a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test or a branched DNA (bDNA) test. Both tests are accurate, but each has a different way... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

...Viral Load Test Viral load is the amount of HIV in your bloodstream. Viral loadcan be measured by two different lab tests: polymerase chain reaction (PCR) orbranched DNA (bDNA). It is best to stick with the same kind of test and notswitch... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

...Load? The viral load test measures the amount of HIV virus in your blood. There are different techniques for doing this: The PCR ( p olymerase c hain r eaction) method uses an enzyme to multiply the HIV in the blood sample. Then a chemical... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...communication). HIV can be detected in virtually everyone with AIDS. Recently developed sensitive testing methods, including the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and improved culture techniques, have enabled researchers to find HIV in patients... Read more »
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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 Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Being infected is normal that after infection the results of a PCR RNA are positive isnt it? Read more »

pcr rna

Posted by chris11474, 3 Replies
...what do you think about the pcr rna test? they say it is good after 9 to 11 days but very after 3 weeks. i know that it can give false positve but if it give a negative Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...6 months after an exposure, i have a negative result of a PCR RNA, is it normal after an infeccion, not having the quantitative result positive. Read more »