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Hiv Dna Pcr Test Accuracy

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accuracy of rna pcr and dna pcr??(2)

In question Q45855.qna you replied that the accuracy of rna pcr is 100 if infection is present after 1 month. Then, what is the accuracy of dna pcr after one month of possible infection? Orthe test results after one month is reliable enough in...
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
It is possible to estimate in "possible infection". My comments are limited to those published observations where people who are HIV antibody positive, have samples analyzed by these methods. That is much different than estimating accuracy... Read more »

hiv dna test accuracy

If I have an hiv dna pcr test done and an hiv antibody test 30 days after possible exposure and... Read more »

Re Hiv Dna Pcr Possitive..confirmed negative (ANOTHER FALSE POSITIVE PCR TEST, 2011)

Hello Dr.BobIts a new day today..I had a second DNA PCR but this time at the research department of... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Head-to-Head Comparison of Accuracy of a Rapid Point-of-Care HIV Test With Oral Versus Whole-Blood Specimens: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

In the current study, the researchers sought to establish whether a convenient, non-invasive HIV test that uses oral fluid was accurate compared with using the same test with blood-based specimens. The systematic review and meta-analysis compared... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Panel Calls on Orasure to Devise Trials to Test Accuracy, Safety of OraQuick Oral HIV Test

The FDA Blood Products Advisory Committee in a public hearing on Friday told Bethlehem, Pa.-based OraSure Technologies that it must devise a clinical study to test the accuracy and safety of its oral OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV 1/2 Antibody Test... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Utilizing the Internet to Test for Sexually Transmitted Infections: Results of a Survey and Accuracy Testing

Acknowledging that searching the World Wide Web for information about sexually transmitted infections is common, the authors carried out the current study to determine which Internet sites offer STI testing and to obtain information about the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

N.Y. Legislature Approves Bill Allowing Access to PCR Test for Emergency Personnel Potentially Exposed to HIV

The New York Legislature has unanimously approved identical bills (S 5424 , A 576 ) that would allow police officers and other emergency personnel who are potentially exposed to HIV on the job to access an HIV test that can detect the virus more... Read more »
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Accuracy of pcr dna with antibody after 6 weeks - insertive oral

Posted by SDT, 4 Replies
Forum, I have asked this a couple of places but somewhat different answers. I had a happy ending which include a few seconds of oral.

Since I have had fatigue, fever, tingles- 3 weeks
Then loss of appetite at 4 weeks and progressed to muscle aches... Read more »

Accuracy of PCR DNA tests?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone have figures on the accuracy of this test performed 6+ months after exposure?

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Accuracy of PCR

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have to stop reading some of these posts.

I had a negative PCR-DNA (Proviral) through Quest at 7.5 weeks.

I also had a negative ELISA (3rd generation) at 6.5 weeks.

I've read alot of Dr. H's stuff on PCRs and he says that PCR DNA at 28 days is 99%... Read more »

PCR Accuracy timeline

Posted by Goman, 1 Reply
As I am about to get my results, I am curious. I have read Dr. Krull says 4-11 days and the virus shows up in PCR. Is this correct? I know it is not an approved test, but it is for needing to know something prior to the 3 month window. Still... Read more »