Hiv Rna Counts
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Stanford University, School of MedicineAssuming that is your HIV viral load result, it depends on what your CD4 count and percent are.... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineI depends on what viral infection we are talking about. If that is an HIV viral load level, then this would be considered a moderate level, but needs to be put into context with the CD4 count.... Read more »
North Shore University HospitalI am glad that your HIV has been suppressed on treatment. As you state at this point we cannot cure HIV. We can suppress it so that there are no active virus particles in the blood. We may not be able to detect virus in the body. However, what... Read more »
North Shore University HospitalOne possible explanation is an acute HIV infection with a non-B subtype strain that is not being measured effectively with the RNA PCR test. A drop and recovery in CD4 might be expected in that case. A dDNA assay may be used to amplify a non-B... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesHas anyone here tested positive eventually after an undetetctable PCR RNA test at about 7 weeks?
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHi Zoom,
Before I begin, please understand I'm not a doctor or scientist. I'm someone who unfortunately has an
OCD issue with an exposure I had. The good thing about it is, I've spent a lot of time researching
every aspect of testing, from phone... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyDoes anybody know the difference between RNA-PCR and RNA-bDNA tests?
Are these tests accurate? Any false negative or false positive results? Are they worth taking to evaluate early HIV infection when possible early HIV infection symptoms are present?
I... Read more »
Posted by nomoreworry4mehttp://www.metrokc.gov/health/apu/rna-testing/RNA-facts.pdf Read more »
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