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Does Celexa Affect Hiv Pcr Test

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I have seen a similar question in the archives, but would like to hear from you Dr. Bob. (CELEXA AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2009)

Dr. Bob, I had an exposure exactly 24 weeks back. I was so stressed over the exposure, that my doctor prescribed me Citalopram. I was taking the Citalopram medication through out these 5 months during the morning and again in the evenings i used...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not affect HIV test results or alter the seroconversion window period.Thank you for your donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org).Dr. Bobwill a combination of a depressant and an anti depressant and... Read more »

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Hi Dr. Bob, some more questions for you from "such an idiot"!1. How effective is the PCR test at... Read more »

Since you never answered my question, i have decided to take a PCR test.

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HIV-1 Proviral DNA by PCR test????

Posted by sadman, 2 Replies
...days past exposure. I've also read elsewhere that they actually can detect the virus after just days. Because it looks for HIV DNA not the body's immune response which takes weeks to months. I took one at 16 days post incident, did I wast my... Read more »

Do any drugs affect HIV test results?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am taking valium for anxiety and recently had a negative HIV test. Could taking valium have compromised the HIV test results? Read more »

hiv rna by pcr ultra testing

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
if someone had 15.000 rna copies wont this test will pick up any copies from 50 and up thanks i took alot of this test and 400 copies was not det also from two weels all the way to 20 months , my last test was rna / nat elisa taken at 20 months... Read more »

Affecting factor for HIV test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...piriton) will prevent the body from producing antibody...right?? Will someone take this medicine getting the -ve result for HIV even he/she is inflected. IF yes, need he/she stop to have those medicine for 3 months before take the blood test so... Read more »