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Thank you dr' as you did answer my question below with a confusion . The test kit used for my pvl measuring 103 was Amplicor hiv-1 monitor test kit virson 1.5 the test was performed 4 months after i had unprotected sex. as my all other...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello again,Yes, your follow up is consistent with my initial premise-- namely, that the report of PVL of 103 cannot be interpreted as a positive test. Another way of stating this is that the test is not reliable below the detection limit.Taken in... Read more »

your help

di Dr, my readings are as below.plasma viral load 103 as per AMPLICOR HIV-1 MONITOR Test with... Read more »

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Hi Dr. I recently had vaginal sex with a woman with HIV, however the condom broke and I fear I... Read more »
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... Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? What Are HIV Antibody Tests? ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA) Read more »
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Acute HIV Infection

...antibodies to fight it, HIV multiplies rapidly. Therefore, this test will show a high viral load during acute infection. A negative HIV antibody test and a very high viral load indicate recent HIV infection, most likely within the past two... Read more »
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Pregnancy and HIV

...if the mother takes combination ARV therapy (ART). The rate is also about 2% when the mother takes AZT during the last 10-12 weeks of her pregnancy, the mother takes a single dose of nevirapine (see Fact Sheet 431 ) during labor, and the newborn... Read more »
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HIV Testing

...In the US, call the National AIDS Hotline, (800) 342-2437. The most common HIV test is a blood test. Newer tests can detect HIV antibodies in mouth fluid (not the same as saliva), a scraping from inside the cheek, or urine. "Rapid" HIV test... Read more »
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Am I infected?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...scratched my back with a needle (the scratch was about 3 inches long, superficial, a scab formed one week later) and within 2 weeks I had a feeling of swelling of the parotid (salivary) glands. Over time the swelling has increased and is visible... Read more »

p24 antigen test

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...is it true the p24 antigen test is only accurate 2-4 weeks after infection ? Read more »

CDC window period have u are tested in the window

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...(sudden start) HIV infection can be >diagnosed by detecting HIV RNA in plasma from persons with a negative or >indeterminate HIV antibody test.>>According to the Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, >Adolescents, and... Read more »

test nuevos mas sensitivos

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...--RR Objective: To determine the sensitivity of 33 currently available and seven earlier tests for the detection of HIV or HIV antibody in primary HIV-1 infection, to estimate the duration of the 'window period' and the influence of early... Read more »