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Hep B Dna Pcr

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HEP B DNA by PCR

Can you tell me, would a DNA by PCR for HEP B pick up HIV too?Are they the same test?Great work
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
...NO.The HBV DNA only will detect Hepatitis B virus.You need HIV Pcr to detect the HIV virus. Read more »

HBV DNA test

My friend has been diagnosed with acute HBV, her hepB DNA by PCR test was >8.3. the measurement... Read more »

Wife immune, can I have kids without infection

Hello, thank you for your assistance.My wife is HepB immune, I have HBSaG only, very low HepB DNA... Read more »
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PWA Health Group

Hepatitis Info Sheet

...or outbreaks in the water supply. Most people get Hep A from contaminated water, which can happen anywhere. You can get Hep B through sexual contact via semen and/or vaginal fluid, blood (syringe, needlesticks or transfusions), or breast milk... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

...significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of the liver). HIV/hepatitis B virus (HBV) is another common co-infection and, like HIV/HCV co-infection, can cause severe liver... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Comparing Three Viruses: HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C

...   HIV Hepatitis B (HBV) Hepatitis C (HCV) EPI Slowly progressing disease, with ~10 years to life threatening stage. High mortality if Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...sewage in it, or through food that was handled by someone with contaminated hands. Hep A and Hep E do not cause chronic illness. Hepatitis B is the most common hepatitis virus. It can be transmitted from mother to infant, through sexual... Read more »
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Proviral DNA PCR Test--Please answer

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...without a condom. I came in his mouth...he did not cum in mine. I have been tested for all STDs (syph, chlamydia, gonnoreah, hep B, herpes, etc), which tests were all negative. I took a proviral DNA PCR at 11 days (undetected) and at 28 days... Read more »

White Blood Cell Count

Posted by sunkyst, 2 Replies
...weeks, and the last Elisa test I had done was at just over 11 weeks. All were negative. I've also been tested for Syphilis, Hep B and Hep C and all were negative. It's been almost 13 weeks since my suspected exposure, it was high risk, because... Read more »

What the hell do I have

Posted by Anonymous
...accompanied by fatigue and nausea, I have done every test known except the viral load, 12 elisas up to 5 month 1 pcr-dna at 4 months hep b and hep c plus siphilis all negative and still feel like crap everyday have abnormal body temperature... Read more »

Hep Coinfection? Gman?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...and I came back negative on all of the at three weeks and Hiv at 90 days (he didnt do another Hep test). He also ran a DNA PCR because I told him I heard Hep can cause a delay in antibody production. I came out negative on the DNA as well...... Read more »