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Pcr Dna After 28 Days

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DNA PCR 30 Days after PEP

Hi Dr Bob,I have been following your forum closely since my exposure and dont have a specific answer to my question. I "accidentally" had unprotected sex with a stripper. I would up getting moluscum and probably Herpes. (I have had recurrent genetal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...for you and this website! Quite concerned over the following:I'm on PEP (Kaletra and Truvada) after a potential exposure (4 days ago) and noticed yesterday for a time (and again today) that my face is quite warm and I feel flushed. I have had the... Read more »

the tests,the tests,the tests

...information has a lot of contradictions,you said that a "pcr dna after 28 days IS in your... Read more »

What makes Rare

Hi, you should be a Saint. I,m 34 yr male had unprot. sex with female of unknown history, (later... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation


...light; more light means that more virus is present in the patient's blood. The other test, called the reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction or RT-PCR test (commonly called PCR), chemically multiplies the amount of viral RNA in a blood... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

...test wouldn't have found any HIV in the blood. The test can be used for diagnosis , because it can detect a viral load a few days after HIV infection. This is better than the standard HIV (antibody) test, which can be "negative" for 2 to 6... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Updated Interim Recommendations -- HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents: Considerations for Clinicians Regarding 2009 H1N1 Influenza

...influenza diagnostic tests (RIDTs) and direct immunofluorescence assays (DFAs) are lower than real-time reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (rRT-PCR) tests and viral culture. A negative RIDT or DFA result does not rule out influenza... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...Assays 2. HIV-1 Confirmatory Antibody Assays 3. HIV-2 Antibody Screening B. Viral Identification Assays 1. DNA Polymerase Chain Reaction (DNA-PCR) 2. Plasma HIV RNA Assays III. Monitoring Tests A. Lymphocyte Analysis ... Read more »
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30-day PCR answer

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...of its DNA and then producing the RNA, thus you'd have detectable both RNA and DNA. If you had a PCR DNA or RNA test at >28 days and it was undetected, this means, as the doctors say here, that your symptoms were not caused by HIV and most... Read more »

Question about testing...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is there any positive indication a person is negative after 21 days(Three weeks) of possible exposure? I had an Elisa followed up with WesternBlot, it came back negative) Thanks, katt. Read more »

27 day DNA PCR ?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello, I just got a negative on a 27 day DNA PCR. I actually thought it was the 28th day - but later calculated it to be the 27th day (darn February!) Is this good ? Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I tested negative at 7-8 weeks with PCR DNA HIV test, and negative at 2 weeks with p24 antigen and Elisa. I AM at risk, my partner and I had unsafe sex a couple times Read more »