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Hiv And Bdna

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Chiron HIV-1 RNA bDNA

Dear Dr. Holodniy,Assuming an individual is HIV+, with a detectable "viral load" will the HIV-1 RNA bDNA ultra-sensitive test reflect "some" abnormality for all known HIV-1 subtypes? Best wishes....
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
As far as we know.... Read more »

HIV + after Western Blot and bDNA

Dr. Aberg,I am a 43-year-old white mother of two children, ages ten and six. Seven months ago,... Read more »

PCR DNA or BDNA to find hiv virus?

What test is better to find hiv virus PCR DNA or bdna? because doctors think I might have advance... Read more »
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Blood Work: Two Common Tests to Use for Monitoring HIV Disease

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
anyone know where i can get a bDNA test done or an hiv 1/2 Elisa. Thanks.

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reliability of PCR & bDNA at 8-9 weeks ?

Posted by Anonymous
after being driven mad by some symptoms after 2 weeks post exposure, i tested negative on PCR and bDNA after 9 weeks(post exposure). how reliable & conclusive are these tests at 8-9 weeks. what are the chances of a false negative ? i know I'll... Read more »

Viral culture test for hiv. gmanbill?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can anyone tell me if having a viral culture is a good idea,
for finding hiv.ive already had dna,bdna,pcr,antibodys,antigen.

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If not HIV, then What

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi, I just took my final HIV test HIV 1/2 and bDNA 3.0, at 1 year post exposure to hiv, both negative undectable ext. I also had my CD4's ran 454 which scares me. This past year I have been under a tremendous amount of stress and anxiety about... Read more »