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HIV RNA Test/HIV DNA PCR Test

Dr Brook, to one of your answers dated 28 October 2001, DNA PCR Test while Pregnant you said that the HIV RNA test is more sensitive than the HIV DNA PCR test for detecting early infection if you are not taking antiretrovirals. Now does this mean...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
Once an adult individual is infected with HIV and is antibody positive, the use of antiretrovirals for treatment will not cause the ELISA test for HIV antibody to become negative. BJ Read more »

DNA & RNA HIV PCR TESTING IN BLOOD BANKS

AFTER READING A LOT OF CORRESP0NDENCE REGARDING PCR TESTING AS BEING THE UTMOST TESTING PROCEDURE,... Read more »

HIV RNA Quantification Vrs DNA PCR test

Is an HIV RNA Quantification result of <50 copies as definitive as the "DNA PCR test" in ruling out... Read more »
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HIV and Your Immune System

...of any HIV-positive person who is not receiving ART. Significance of Viral Load By means of a very sensitive test called a polymerase chain reaction (PCR), it is possible to measure how many copies of HIV RNA may be found in the blood of an... Read more »
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 »
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Abstract No. 636: The Long Term Response to Combination Therapy Commenced Early in HIV Infection: 3 Year Follow-Up: What's Happened Since Vancouver?

...AZT/3TC/indinavir (N = 12), AZT/3TC/ritonavir/saquinavir (N = 14). Efficacy was evaluated by plasma HIV-RNA, by DNA and RT-PCR, measurements of CD4/CD8 cell subsets, quantitative culture for HIV-1, and lymphoid tissue biopsy for in situ studies.... Read more »
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Nevirapine Protects Chimpanzee Against HIV-1 Infection

...HIV-1 infection canbe detected inthechimpanzee through cultures of peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs)and lymphoidtissue, PCR for HIV RNA and DNA within PBMCs or PCR or bDNA for plasmalevels ofHIV RNA. In an experiment involving four... Read more »
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question please answer..

Posted by roma2010, 3 Replies
...mentioned she visits her family in africa every couple years or so, now so far i have gotten done oraquick test twice, stat pak, pcr dna, elisa and western blot all negative, now will any of these test pick up these other weird strains or... Read more »

Hiv Dna By Pcr

Posted by shadow1234567, 1 Reply
...home free so I can live life to Britney Fullest world. Cause I have taken lease 31 hiv tests from eia imca and western blot and rna and naat testing and dna . all NEGATIVE WOO HOO NOW I'M GOING TOO GET MARRIED TO MY GIRL WITHIN TWO MONTHS GET HER... Read more »

DNA PCR Vs Viral Load test

Posted by sunkyst, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know the difference between a HIV DNA PCR test versus a viral load test that's performed on someone already confirmed positive, obviously one is about detecting the Read more »