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How Do You Read The Results Of A Qualitative Hiv Dna Pcr

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18 YEAR OLD; ATTEMPTED RAPED BY CLASSMATE. NEED HELP READING RESULTS

I took these hiv tests 2 years after possible infection through make out with HIV+ person. I have no clue how to read this and I CAN'T tell my parents! I have no one to talk to. I'm afraid my doc will tell my parents. I had to do these test through...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,An ICMA is equivalent to an ELISA or EIA.Your HIV-antibody test is negative, and your qualitative HIV DNA PCR is undetectable (negative).The information on the Web site is correct. You tested negative for HIV-1, HIV-2 and subtype O. Read more »

please answer (RNA PCR versus DNA PCR 2009)

dear doc bob i had a risky hiv incounter from oral sex with a csw and drug abuser wich landed me... Read more »

Indeterminate HIV test results

The results of my HIV test in January 2007 came back indeterminate. I then took at DNA PCR test... Read more »
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How to Read a Package Insert

...liquids, and powder. Each one is described by color, shape, and markings, so you can be sure of which one you are taking. When reading the package insert for Fuzeon (an HIV drug which is injected into the body), this section will take about how... Read more »
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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

...Viral Load Test Viral load is the amount of HIV in your bloodstream. Viral loadcan be measured by two different lab tests: polymerase chain reaction (PCR) orbranched DNA (bDNA). It is best to stick with the same kind of test and notswitch... Read more »
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Women and HIV Viral Load

...of HIV, the greater the risk of your immune system being damaged. Viral load can be measured by two different lab tests: a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test or a branched DNA (bDNA) test. Both tests are accurate, but each has a different way... Read more »
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Anyone thinking of taking a PCR please read!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Many people on this site debate the use of PCR testing vs antibody testing. The following case proves why one must use ELISA/antibody testing vs PCR testing to prove their Read more »

this is what freaks me out

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
...September 1999 I had chronic diarrhea but no pathogens were found (ova/parasites, culture, colonoscopy and endoscopy)and an HIV DNA (qualitative)test as well as 2 HIV-1 screens were negative. In October 1999 I got shingles and was treated with... Read more »

Hiv Dna By Pcr

Posted by shadow1234567, 1 Reply
This is one good test and I pay big bucks to make sure i'm home free so I can live life to Britney Fullest world. Cause I have taken lease 31 hiv tests from eia imca and western blot and rna and naat testing and dna . all NEGATIVE WOO HOO NOW I'M... Read more »

does any one know where to send blood

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 6 Replies
I need to know if anyone knows where to get tested for type O and N or any other weird strains of HIV I have many symptoms but continue to test negative even though I have stuff like persistent oral thrush, OHL Epstein bar low testosterone vitamin ... Read more »