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Hiv 2 Rna Pcr Test

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IS THERE A RNA PCR TEST FOR HIV-2?

Dear Dr.Is there such a test? If so, is it a test that most lab can do? ALso, is there a PCR test for HTLV-1 and HTLV-2? If so, can you PLEASE tell me the drug company that makes it so I can tell my doctor to order it. THANK YOU
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...There are no commercially available viral load tests for HIV-2, HTLV I or II.MH Read more »

Dr, i went and gave the blood for HIV RNA PCR test.

...specialist. He has requested the HIV 1 RNA PCR test and the HIV 2 RNA PCR test. They told it... Read more »

hiv 2

Sir: What is HIV-2? Do you know about some facts and figures? Do RNA PCR tests detect it? Read more »
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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 »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Donor Screening Assays for Infectious Agents and HIV Diagnostic Assays

...Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Reverse Transcription (RT) Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) assay PCR Plasma Qualitative detection of HCV ribonucleic acid (RNA) in pools of human Source Plasma comprised of equal aliquots of not more than 512... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...communication). HIV can be detected in virtually everyone with AIDS. Recently developed sensitive testing methods, including the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and improved culture techniques, have enabled researchers to find HIV in patients... 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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Undetected HIV-1 RNA,PCR at 17 weeks

Posted by roma2010, 2 Replies
...hiya 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 Read more »

HIV PCR By RNA test

Posted by mobieorly123, 1 Reply
What's the deal with that test, its supposed to give you a positive or negative after 28 days of any kind of sexual contact, reliable test? I know esmerelda is going to call me a retarded hypocondriac so I was wondering has any actual info on that... Read more »

HIV-2 question

Posted by joe, 2 Replies
...Hello all, I tested negative at week 9 ( PCR - RNA ) and took an ELISA test yesterday at week 12 (still scary). I asked the doc to also test for HIV-2 and he told me that it was 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 Read more »