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HIV PCR RNA Quantitative Test Positive (ANOTHER EXAMPLE WHY PCR TESTS SHOULD NOT BE USED FOR ROUTINE HIV SCREENING, 2009)

Hello,I have a protected intercourse and unprotected Oral Sex durimg the months of May and JUNE, and due to my curiosity, I went to the clinic and did a PCR RNA Test which came Positive this was last week, and yesterday I did a spot test which came...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You are thinking of killing yourself because you might be HIV positive. Often I skip over these melodramatic posts, as I think they are highly insensitive to those of us who struggle with the challenges of being "virally enhanced" on... Read more »

HIV - 1 RNA Quantitation?

I was tested negative for the antibody test at 1 week and tested for the HIV 1 RNA Quantitation... Read more »

Ultra Quantitative RNA Test

I took an Ultra Quantitative RNA Test at 14 days after possible exposure. I was told this test... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sex and Relationships for HIV Positive Women Since HAART: A Quantitative Study

In the current study, researchers asked 82 HIV-positive women to complete questionnaires addressing demographics, relationships, sexual behavior, and safer sex practices. Investigators administered the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS)... Read more »
Johns Hopkins AIDS Service

FDA Review of Viral RNA Testing

Shortly after the approval of the three protease inhibitors, the FDA reviewed the diagnostic assays that quantitate HIV RNA.These tests are being used by many clinicians to monitor viral loads in their patients and to assess their response to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

"Smart Bomb" RNA Molecule Could Take Out Drug-Resistant HIV

Researchers have engineered an RNA molecule to block freely circulating HIV as well as replication inside infected cells. Tests in mice engineered to be susceptible to HIV showed the chimeric RNAs reduced HIV-1 replication by several orders and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

RNA Test to Detect HIV During Acute, Primary Phase Not Widely Used, New York Times Reports

The New York Times on Friday examined an HIV blood test, which seeks out bits of the virus' RNA and can identify infections during the acute or primary phase. Standard rapid tests, which detect HIV antibodies, can provide immediate results but... 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 »

HIV RNA QUALITATIVE,QUALITATIVE TEST QUESTION

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 »

PCR DNA or RNA

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Quantitative PCR RNA is the viral load test for HIV-1 only, right ?
For Qualitative PCR DNA for HIV-1 and HIV-2, the report format would be 'detectable' or 'not detectable', right ?..or/and would 'strain' of the hiv founded would be reported ?
To... Read more »

RNA, PCR TEST

Posted by marie093, 2 Replies
I posted my risk previously:

FREAK ACCIDENT...
I was at a bar tonight and one of the mexican kitchen workers cut open his finger and somehow his blood splashed all over me (I didnt realize until it was dried...) I went into the bathroom and there... Read more »