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qualitative HIV PCR DNA test result

hello Dr, Thanks for the reply on my Positive ELISA, negative Western Blot and 29 weeks Pregnant question. My PCR test came negative. Is that means i dont have HIV ? Do i need to testing again in 6 weeks,3 months or 6 months ? Also, ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...remains at all concerned, he should order an HIV test that does not rely on anti-HIV antibodies. I would suggest a qualitative HIV PCR DNA test.Be well. Happy Holidays.Dr. BobPositive ELISA, negative Western Blot and 29 weeks Pregnant Dec 11,... Read more »

HIV-1 DNA by PCR test and HIV-1 Abs test

Hi, I took the tests above on the 36th day after exposure. Both tests came negative, (I'm not in... Read more »

HIV 1 DNA, Qualitative/PCR testing results

hi DR.Roberti'm 28yo and I have 3 questions about HIV1 DNA Qulaitative/PCR test results1)is this... Read more »
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HIV i-Base

After Baby Is Born

...This can sometimes take as long as 18 months. The best test for HIV in babies is very similar to a viral load test. Called an HIV PCR DNA test, it looks for virus in the baby's blood rather than at immune responses. Good practice in the UK is... 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 »
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Porn Actor's HIV Test Results Officially Reported to County

...health official and AIDS activists, the Adult Industry Medical Healthcare Foundation (AIM) late Tuesday officially confirmed an HIV-positive test result to the Los Angeles County Public Health Department (LACPHD). Staff at the Sherman... Read more »
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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 »

Hiv2 test or pcr dna

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...the cheeks of my mouth and unable to gain weight and possible purpura markings on palm of fingers and feet. Should I take a hiv2 test to rule out hiv or a pcr dna in case I'm just not producing antibodies? Thanks. I know the 6month period is... Read more »

HIV WBA TESTING?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...on a chart for hiv at the 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... 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 Read more »