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Dna Pcr At 6 Weeks

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Confirmed Exposure

...dots on upper, lower trunk, face,arms. swollen lymphs in groin, armpit. white paste on tongue, burning tongue. my test were dna pcr at 6 weeks, hiv eia at 98 days. Do i have to test again at 6 months. If yes, why, whats the difference between...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to contract HSV, HPV, gonorrhea and chlamydia all from the same woman is indeed impressive.Your undetectable qualitative HIV DNA PCR at 6 weeks and negative EIA at 98 days are extremely encouraging. The CDC recommends one additional confirmatory... Read more »

HIV DNA PCR POSSITIVE (ANOTHER FALSE POSITIVE PCR TEST, 2010)

...disease,even if its a low risk, ihad cause i couldn wait an DNA PCR at 6 weeks on a lab. The... Read more »

Hiv Dna Pcr Possitive -Results (ANOTHER FALSE POSITIVE PCR TEST, 2010)

Dear DoctorThank u so much for your response.It means a lot to me during all this devastating... Read more »
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Viral Load Tests

...suggest measuring baseline (pre-treatment) viral load. A drug is "working" if it lowers viral load by at least 90% within 8 weeks. The viral load should continue to drop to less than 50 copies within 6 months. The viral load should be measured... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...Assays 2. HIV-1 Confirmatory Antibody Assays 3. HIV-2 Antibody Screening B. Viral Identification Assays 1. DNA Polymerase Chain Reaction (DNA-PCR) 2. Plasma HIV RNA Assays III. Monitoring Tests A. Lymphocyte Analysis ... Read more »
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Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...lungs (bronchoscopy). Some doctors choose to treat MAC infection while waiting for the test results, which can take several weeks. New tests are being developed to give a faster diagnosis. These include PCR and bDNA tests for MAC (the same... Read more »
Johns Hopkins AIDS Service

FDA Review of Viral RNA Testing

...News by John Bartlett (1996;5:23)].The three assays consist of the Chiron branched DNA amplification assay (bDNA Chiron), the reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR; Roche Molecular Systems), and the nucleic acid sequence-based... Read more »
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Tested negative at 9 weeks.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I recently tested HIV negative at 9 weeks. I also had a DNA PCR done at 6 weeks which was negative also. What are my chances of being negative at 3 months? Read more »

help

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...A test at 7 weeks? is that conclusive enough to say that we are possibly negaitve at three months? Also had a dna by pcr at 6 weeks and negative. Read more »

help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...A test at 7 weeks? is that conclusive enough to say that we are possibly negaitve at three months? Also had a dna by pcr at 6 weeks and negative. Read more »

Need Feedback on Testing - Dj, Chiquilla, Dutchman

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...infected. So far, I have add 14 day Elisa , 28 PCR/Elisa, and now 6 week elisa all NEG. But, I am a worried well. I know Mass says 6 weeks in conclusive but not many seem to agree. Any thoughts or feedback would be appreciated. Also, I have had... Read more »