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Hiv Pcr Dna Test Negative

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hiv dn pcr negative

hi doctor..this is my second mail and u replied to my first mail and thaknz a lot....a zilion times really!!jus to remind u doc...my hiv dna pcr at 12 weeks came as neg as well as my elisa and wb after i had a possible exposure 12 wks...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,A negative ELISA and Western Blot plus an undetectable qualitative HIV PCR DNA at 12 weeks are definitive, conclusive and WOO-HOO-able. Read more »

Bucket list backlash.....battered and beaten ! or ?

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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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Viral Load Testing

...the branched-chain DNA test ( bDNA ), is made by a company called Chiron (pronounced "KAI-ron"). The reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction or RT-PCR (commonly called the PCR ) test is made by Roche (pronounced "RO-sh").... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

...can detect a viral load a few days after HIV infection. This is better than the standard HIV (antibody) test, which can be "negative" for 2 to 6 months after HIV infection. (See Fact Sheet 102 for more information on HIV antibody testing.) For ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Updated Interim Recommendations -- HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents: Considerations for Clinicians Regarding 2009 H1N1 Influenza

...influenza diagnostic tests (RIDTs) and direct immunofluorescence assays (DFAs) are lower than real-time reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (rRT-PCR) tests and viral culture. A negative RIDT or DFA result does not rule out influenza... Read more »
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Hiv pcr false negative and seroconversion

Posted by Seoulguy, 1 Reply
...I need some help. I am in Seoul and have had PCR and Antigen test at 7 weeks - both negative. However, my skin is changing rapidly - brown marks and cauliflower patterns - red dry knuckles and a rash on my face Read more »

HIV WBA TESTING?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...doctor's office. The chart had hiv-1 antibody test(standard) p24test, hiv-1 wba test, and lastly hiv pcr dna test. Would a negative test for this hiv-1 wba test be accurate after the 6 months exposure period without further exposures? Thanks. ... Read more »

Negative PCR DNA at 8 weeks

Posted by sunkyst, 2 Replies
...I just got the results of a PCR DNA test at 8 weeks and a negative HIV antibody test. Does this mean I don't have HIV or do I need more testing? Read more »

PCR-DNA

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is the PCR-DNA test conclusive if taken 4-5 weeks after possible exposure to HIV? Will I need to test again? Read more »