How Accurate Is The Hiv Rna Test
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Welcome to the Forum. Sorry it's under such trying circumstances, but hopefully this reply will alleviate any lingering doubts.Have I ever heard of someone having symptoms like yours plus a negative 33-day ELISA, undetectable viral load, and... Read more »
Ding Dong Injury- Can people trust the rapid hiv tests? (Seattle Department Finds OraSure HIV Test to Be Less Accurate Than Label Claims)DR Greetings and well wishes!! I hope your having a fabulous evening!! First let me tell you that... Read more »
Testing after PEP - Peculiar concerns (HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION, 2011) (APTIMA - HIV-1 RNA QUALITATIVE ASSAY, 2011) (p24 ANTIGEN TESTING, 2011)Dear Doctor FauscinoWith my apologies if some of the questions below seem repetitive. I hope I do... Read more »
Innovative Rapid HIV Test Appears to Detect Acute HIV; OraQuick Rapid Saliva Tests Found to Be Not Very Accurate for High Risk TestersMy name's Chris Pilcher and I'm a HIV researcher from UCSF [University of California, San Francisco]. I'm principally interested in HIV diagnostics and particularly in detecting and managing acute HIV infection. The poster is appropriately titled,... Read more »
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Cameroon's HIV Prevalence Drops From 12% to 5.5% Because of More Accurate Testing Methods, New Survey ShowsCameroon's HIV prevalence has dropped from about 12% in 2003 to 5.5% this year, according to a new health survey released Wednesday by the country's National AIDS Control Committee, the Associated Press reports. Health officials stressed that the... Read more »
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Posted by julio5000, 1 ReplyHi I'm freaking out since I had protected sex with a hooker last sunday ... during the hole thing we used protection (condom) ... oral and vaginal sex. But we deep kissed 2 or 3 times and I found out that I had a little wound in my mouth because I... 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?
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Posted by gpboy, 1 Replyi have given hiv dna pcr test on 9th day after probable exposure.
i am waiting for the results in next two days. can any one say how much i can trust this test results? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHi Everyone:
At 10 days post exposure my CRP test was 0.7% which the Dr. says is pretty much no HIV possible. What have you guys heard? Read more »
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