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Hiv Dna

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Having a sex contact with a sexs worker(-protected vaginal-unprotected oral) and because of my anxiety reading of the risk of getting the disease,even if its a low risk, ihad cause i couldn wait an DNA PCR at 6 weeks on a lab. The result came back...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV diagnostic screening, due to the rate of false-positive results, technical considerations and cost. Your positive six-week HIV DNA PCR was a false positive, as demonstrated by subsequent repeatedly negative HIV-antibody tests out to 11 weeks.... Read more »

Positive HIV DNA PCR

...Dr Bob,I just received my HIV DNA PCR Positive. I cannot believe this. I went to local Read more »

Dr Bob Porn Star Hiv Dna Test

...about this porn star test you would. I have taken the hiv dna porn star test at 10 month with... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Biotechnology Company to Launch Trial of New HIV/AIDS Treatment That Would Target DNA

A biotechnology company on Monday announced plans to start human trials of a new approach to treating HIV/AIDS that targets patients' DNA, Reuters reports. California-based Sangamo BioSciences ' drug SB-728-T is designed to disrupt the CCR5 ... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drugs and the HIV Lifecycle

...order to be effective, HIV's RNA must bechanged into DNA. An HIV enzyme called reverse transcriptase changes the HIVRNA into HIV DNA. Integration Next, the newly-formed HIV DNA enters the nucleus (command center) of theCD4... Read more »

The HIV Life Cycle

...Reverse Transcription: An HIV enzyme called reverse transcriptase converts the single- stranded HIV RNA to double-stranded HIV DNA. Integration: The newly formed HIV DNA enters the host cell's nucleus, where an HIV enzyme called integrase... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is Antiretroviral Therapy (ART)?

...cell. HIV empties its contents into the cell. The HIV genetic code (RNA) is used by the reversetranscriptase enzyme to build HIV DNA. The HIV DNA is inserted into the cell's DNA by theintegrase enzyme. This establishes the HIV infection in the... Read more »
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Hiv Dna By Pcr

Posted by shadow1234567, 1 Reply
This is one good test and I pay big bucks to make sure i'm 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... Read more »

HIV DNA reliability

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Without wanting to alarm, it should be noted that HIV DNA testing is not 100% reliable. It may be worth checking with the lab to enquire what primers they used, particularly if you are... worried about a non subtype B infection. I tested negative... Read more »

HIV-1 Proviral DNA by PCR test????

Posted by sadman, 2 Replies
...days past exposure. I've also read elsewhere that they actually can detect the virus after just days. Because it looks for HIV DNA not the body's immune response which takes weeks to months. I took one at 16 days post incident, did I wast my... Read more »


Posted by jade2008, 1 Reply
. Can someone please tackle this? Point is, if the DNA PCR test can determine the presence of HIV as soon as the symptoms of ARS are felt, then it may make some sense to counsel people who are going out of their minds waiting 3 months for a test and... Read more »