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Does Hiv Consist Of Dna Or Rna

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what is b-DNA?

What is b-DNA?
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...The branched deoxyribonucleic acid (b-DNA) test is one of the methods used for determining HIV viral load. Another method measures viral load with the use of polymerase Read more »

diffrence beetween dna pcr and rna pcr for hiv

dear sir as you said to me yesterd(Your negative HIV-antibody tests and undetectable quantitative... Read more »

The truth about RNA, b-DNA, Quant, Non graph Hiv-1 Antibody tests, please?

Hello Doctor Rob,Ok, Ok, you're the man. So you get about 242 emails a day, but most seem from... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Biotechnology Company to Launch Trial of New HIV/AIDS Treatment That Would Target DNA

...biotechnology company on Monday announced plans to start human trials of a new approach to treating HIV/AIDS that targets patients' DNA, Reuters reports. California-based Sangamo BioSciences ' drug SB-728-T is designed to disrupt the CCR5 ... Read more »
The Body

Glossary

...person may never have taken before. When this happens, we say that the HIV has become cross resistant to those medications. Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) The molecular chain found in genes within the nucleus of each cell, which carries the... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Damages the Immune System

...cells in the body can also be infected by HIV.) The T cell has a nucleus that contains genetic material in the form of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) ( Figure 2 ). The cell's DNA has all the information that the cell needs in order to function.... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

HIV and Your Immune System

...relatively basic, sub-microscopic germs that are composed of genetic material bearing the code for their replication in the form of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) or ribonucleic acid (RNA), along with a number of critical viral proteins, generally... Read more »
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HIV-1 Proviral DNA by PCR test????

Posted by sadman, 2 Replies
...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 $260?... Read more »

Broken Condom New HIV strain or What? WORRIED

Posted by ademalu, 1 Reply
...June and August 2009 all came out negative. had Elisa (elecsys) test for HIV 1 and 2 endsept 2009 came out negative. Had QL DNA PCR test mid october 2009 came out negative. Several Rapid test every two months there after up to early march... Read more »

Hiv Dna By Pcr

Posted by shadow1234567, 1 Reply
...to Britney Fullest world. Cause I have taken lease 31 hiv tests from eia imca and western blot and rna and naat testing and dna . all NEGATIVE WOO HOO NOW I'M GOING TOO GET MARRIED TO MY GIRL WITHIN TWO MONTHS GET HER KNOCK UP AND HAVE CHILD AND... Read more »

DNA PCR HIV

Posted by jade2008, 1 Reply
.... Can someone please tackle this? Point is, if the DNA PCR test can determine the presence of HIV as soon as the symptoms of ARS are felt, then it may make some sense to counsel people Read more »