Does The Hiv Rapid Test Find Rna
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Innovative Rapid HIV Test Appears to Detect Acute HIV; OraQuick Rapid Saliva Tests Found to Be Not Very Accurate for High Risk TestersMy name's Chris Pilcher and I'm a HIV researcher from UCSF [University of California, San Francisco]. I'm principally interested in HIV diagnostics and particularly in detecting and managing acute HIV infection. The poster is appropriately titled,... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,You are most likely HIV negative. See below.Dr. BobHIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)Feb 21, 2009 Hi, I have been sexually active for over two years now. I got tested two years ago and it came back... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,No apology is necessary. I've answered so may questions in this forum over the years that greater than 99% of the questions I respond to on a daily basis I've already addressed (many multiple times). Responding to your specific... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi Aptimistaken,Thanks for your kind comments! You are correct: the Aptima HIV-1 RNA Qualitative Assay is the only RNA PCR test approved by the FDA for HIV-diagnostic screening. You are also correct: the biggest problem with PCR assays is... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi Aptimistaken,You're going to qualify for an advanced degree in nucleic acid polymerase chain reaction laboratory analysis before long. Dude, it's time to turn off your inner scientific geek and come back to planet earth. I can't... Read more »
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Posted by nomoreworry4meis RNA testing available? RNA Testing for HIV
RNA testing is available in King County for
all gay, bisexual and other men who have
sex with men (MSM) who test for HIV at
STD Clinic at Harborview
Gay City Health Project
Downtown needle... Read more »
Posted by nomoreworry4meantibodies to HIV
1 - 3 months
blood, oral, rapid
1 week, 20 minutes for rapid
Options for testing......
Wait time for results....
RNA/PCR/NAAT Test Antibody Test
There are several ways to test for HIV.
Th... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyDoes anybody know the difference between RNA-PCR and RNA-bDNA tests?
Are these tests accurate? Any false negative or false positive results? Are they worth taking to evaluate early HIV infection when possible early HIV infection symptoms are present?
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Posted by roma2010, 2 Replieshiya all i have the results of my 17 close to 18 weeks results of a PCR RNA for HIV-1 and it was undetected testing was done by COBAS AmpliPrep (Roche Molecular systems) qualification range of this assay is 48 to 10,000.000 copies i also went to a... Read more »
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