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Hiv Rna Pcr

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hiv rna pcr testing

...HIV RNA PCR can how soon and how late can detect the virus after infection
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...The PCR test can become positive within 2-4 weeks from exposure to HIv when the levels in the plasma (liquid part of the blood) reach detectable levels. The test is positive before the Elisa test, Read more »


...FIA + WESTERN BLOT -on 9/12/06 HIV RNA PCR QUANT + ... Read more »

Dr, i went and gave the blood for HIV RNA PCR test.

Dr. Brian, I am the guy whom you recommend a PCR or an antigen test, because I was on... Read more »
The Body PRO

Current Options for First-Line Treatment of HIV Infection

...laboratory data are listed below in Box 1. Box 1. Case 1: Baseline Laboratory Data CD4+ cell count (cells/mm 3 ) 297 HIV RNA PCR (copies/mL) 34,000 HIV genotype resistance test No resistance detected Hemoglobin (g/dL) ... 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. Food and Drug Administration

Donor Screening Assays for Infectious Agents and HIV Diagnostic Assays

...Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Reverse Transcription (RT) Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) assay PCR Plasma Qualitative detection of HCV ribonucleic acid (RNA) in pools of human Source Plasma comprised of equal aliquots of not more than 512... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The 10-Point Inspection, HIV-Style: What to Check Under the Hood

...decisions, such as starting HIV meds or preventive therapy for opportunistic infections, like PCP ( Pneumocystis pneumonia). HIV RNA PCR (HIV ribonucleic acid polymerase chain reaction), or "viral load." This key test tells us how much virus... Read more »
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hiv rna by pcr ultra testing

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
... if someone had 15.000 rna copies wont this test will pick up any copies from 50 and up thanks i took alot of this test and 400 copies was not det also Read more »

Undetected HIV-1 RNA,PCR at 17 weeks

Posted by roma2010, 2 Replies
...hiya all i have the results of my 17 close to 18 weeks results of a PCR RNA for HIV-1 and it was undetected testing was done by COBAS AmpliPrep (Roche Molecular systems) qualification range of this assay is 48 Read more »


Posted by mobieorly123, 1 Reply
What's the deal with that test, its supposed to give you a positive or negative after 28 days of any kind of sexual contact, reliable test? I know esmerelda is going to call me a retarded hypocondriac so I was wondering has any actual info on that... Read more »

hiv hep c

Posted by Anonymous
...mouth and rash that did not itch and i passed it off as sun exposure and severe soremuscle in neck sent off for pcr hep c and hiv rna by pcr will get results monday please pray for me and my family Read more »