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APTIMA HIV-1 RNA QUALITATIVE ASSAY (APTIMA - HIV-1 RNA QUALITATIVE ASSAY, 2010) Part 2

To the good Dr. Bob, I have submitted a donation on-line, and will submit a heftier holiday donation as well, but in the interim I was hoping you might field another inquiry from me regarding a post of mine a few weeks ago pertaining to the Aptima...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...scientific geek and come back to planet earth. I can't believe you actually read the Gen-Probe package insert for APTIMA HIV-1 RNA Qualitative Assay! That's got to be more painful than Palin's latest ghost-written babble. I'll try to briefly... Read more »

RNA testing please answer second time asking

Should I takne an rna test after 7 negative hiv test the last one was 21 months after the... Read more »

APTIMA HIV-1 RNA QUALITATIVE ASSAY (APTIMA - HIV-1 RNA QUALITATIVE ASSAY, 2010)

Dear Dr. Bob,I thank you kindly and sincerely for your efforts, support and the invaluable... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: San Francisco AIDS Foundation Seeks 50 Percent Cut in HIV by 2015

...infection, could be released as early as June. In addition, City Clinic and the SFAF-funded Magnet clinic in the Castro are using ribonucleic acid (RNA) testing to discover the most recently acquired HIV infections. SFAF's goals will also be... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Researchers Develop HIV Fighter

...A form of ribonucleic acid (RNA) developed by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has the potential to be a new weapon against HIV. The short Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

...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 staved off viral-induced CD4+ T-cell declines, say... Read more »
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Had an RNA test...but have symptoms

Posted by RotationAxle, 2 Replies
...encounter on august 1st. I withdrew and saw that the condom broke (I did not ejaculate.) 11 days after this happened, I had an RNA test done and it came back negative. Both my doctor and the CDC told me that for its test, this result is reliable... Read more »

RNA Testing Question/Exposure Risk

Posted by Guest09, 1 Reply
...white spots, white tongue and runny nose/sinuses plugged with cough. Are they likely unrelated? Is all good? Doctor ordered RNA test to put me at ease. Have heard they have high rate of false-positive. How high of a rate? For info, my... Read more »

Real testing data from CLIA...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...here are all the testing facts and numbers...although they don't have DNA on here (I'll find it though!!!) but they do have RNA along with ELISA etc...This is the REAL DEAL as they conduct the study through ALL the major LABS and hospitals in... Read more »

HIV RNA TESTING CUTS THE WINDOW PERIOD WITH ELISA

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...http://www.metrokc.gov/health/apu/rna-testing/RNA-facts.pdf Read more »