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Hiv Qualitative And Quantitative Pcr

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Thank you very much for your answer of March 31st, as a reminder here is my labs:HBSAG Positive (428) ABSAB Negative HBEAG Negative HBEAB Posiive HBCAB Total Positive IGM HBCAB Negative HCB AB Negaive HIV 1/2 Negative LFT's all Normal AFP 1.28...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
HBVDNA should always be done quantitatively. I would use lamivudine and adefovir(Hepsera) for a precore mutant. DTD... Read more »


Dear Dr. Bob,I thank you kindly and sincerely for your efforts, support and the invaluable... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Social Networks and Concurrent Sexual Relationships: A Qualitative Study Among Men in an Urban South African Community

In the current study, the researchers sought "to explore and describe characteristics of males' social and sexual networks in a South African peri-urban community." They conducted 20 in-depth interviews with men participating in a larger... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of HIV Testing, Counseling and Treatment in Coping With HIV/AIDS in Uganda: A Qualitative Analysis

The current qualitative study explores the role of HIV voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) and treatment in helping HIV-positive Ugandans cope with the disease. The researchers conducted 12 predetermined focus group discussions (FGDs), six... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Experience of Sexual Violence Among Women in HIV Discordant Unions After Voluntary HIV Counseling and Testing: A Qualitative Critical Incident Study in Uganda

The researchers investigated experiences of sexual violence among women in HIV discordant unions, relationships in which one partner is HIV-infected and the other is not, attending HIV post-test club services in Uganda. The qualitative critical... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Impact of Incarceration Upon Adherence to HIV Treatment Among HIV-Positive Injection Drug Users: A Qualitative Study

"HIV-positive injection drug users (IDU) often do not derive the full benefits of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). Among IDU, recent incarceration has been associated with discontinuation of HAART for non-clinical reasons," explained... Read more »
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Quantitative PCR

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
What do you think of this exam 6 months after the exposure Read more »


Posted by okki, 1 Reply
HELLO,I wonder if any of you have information about the hiv RNA qualitative test.The laboratory where i live offer this test.Ihave heard a lot of information about the HIV RNA quantitative Viral load and Hiv Dna qualitative test,but the HIV RNA... Read more »

DNA PCR Qualitative Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can somebody tell me the accuracy of DNA PCR Qualitative tests? If they are accurate when should they be got done at the earliest? I have read that they are not advised due to high false positive results. If so, then if result is negative is it... Read more »

Qualitative PCR

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello friends
I had high risk exposure 2 months ago with an infected man. I know that i have to wait, but i need to ask.
20 days after I have a negative Elisa 3rd generation.
But my strong ARS synthomps appeared on the 4th week: pharyngits, fever,... Read more »