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HIV RNA Test/HIV DNA PCR Test

Dr Brook, to one of your answers dated 28 October 2001, DNA PCR Test while Pregnant you said that the HIV RNA test is more sensitive than the HIV DNA PCR test for detecting early infection if you are not taking antiretrovirals. Now does this mean...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
...individual is infected with HIV and is antibody positive, the use of antiretrovirals for treatment will not cause the ELISA test for HIV antibody to become negative. BJ Read more »

RNA testing in conjunction with HIV test

Hello Dr. Bob,I would really appreciate it if you could help me. I have had tests done at six and... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...writes in a Washington Post opinion piece, adding, "It takes only 20 minutes." According to Gerson, he recently received an HIV test in the Ward 7 neighborhood of Washington, D.C., which has become a "new ground zero in the American AIDS... Read more »
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Glossary

...within a person is able to reproduce itself even if the person is taking medications designed to keep it from doing so. Ribonucleic Acid (RNA) A nucleic acid, found mostly in the cytoplasm of cells, important in the synthesis of proteins.... Read more »
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HIV PCR By RNA test

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 rna / nat testing

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
does this test cuts the window period , I took this type of test out too 19 months neg not detected and neg elisa and wb's. thanks god bless Read more »

another stupid question

Posted by mobieorly123
...The last post I did was about a test called the HIV PCR BY RNA test, esmerelda reposted and said that you might get a BLIP on that test. What exactly is a BLIP Read more »

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 »