Negative Rna Pcr And Negative Antibody At 9 Weeks

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please help me, 9 weeks of hell. please please please please please don't ignore. please!

id like to start by saying that u have no idea how grateful l am for experts like you who spend your time educating ppl like me. if u believe in god I pray that he blesses u and all ppl like u. I will donate when I can get on a pci had unprotected...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Desperate,1. Your repeatedly negative HIV-antibody tests and undetectable quantitative HIV RNAPCR viral load out to nine weeks are extremely encouraging. You are correct: The CDC suggests that HIV tests taken prior to the three-month mark... Read more »

PLEASE PLEASE answer Dr. Bob. I will donate again

I have asked prior but would like to clarify. I am having persistent thrush, peripheral neuropathy,... 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 »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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