Different Types Of Neuropathy
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Tufts University School of MedicineTesting for Hepatitis B virus levels has become very complicated because there are many different tests with different abilities to detect virus. Some are very sensitive and can detect extremely low levels of virus; others are less sensitive.... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesThere is no such thing as a "non-viral kind" of HIV. HIV is a virus (human immunodeficiency virus). If this guy was infected with HIV and you had sex without condoms (vaginal, anal, oral), then you are at risk for infection with HIV. If... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicinePrimers are NOT used in EIA tests. EIA tests utilize proteins or antigens to detect antibodies. Primers are small pieces of DNA that are used in molecular testing to detect HIV RNA or DNA in a sample, NOT antibodies.... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineAlthough those 3 sets of tests look like things are bouncing all over the place, they are within the variability of the assays. Plaquettes are platelets and those values are in the normal range. I don't know what VPM is. I think you should get... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesHi. I was wondering if anyone could help me a few questions I have about PN.
I am experiencing muscle twitches, pretty much anywhere. It hits for a few seconds and will turn up somewhere else minutes/hours down the track. I went to the doctor... Read more »
Posted by T_BOOGIE, 3 RepliesDoes the type of test you take really make a difference, like besides the rapid test. I dont know what kind of test i took but the last one i took was negative. Does the type of test make that big of a difference? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI was tested at a local health department. She pricked my finger and placed several blots of my blood on a sheet of paper. Will this "dry" sample be adequate?
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Posted by MRoss, 1 ReplyHi folks.. hey wondering if you may give me some guidance with Geno / Pheno Tying. Had this test done, with vl < 100, one hundred copies ml. Wondering if anyone has had this specific test done? Any one familuar with the accuracy of test, and... Read more »
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