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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Some of this is a repost, some of it isn't. It occurs to me that like me, there may be someone out there who is interested in a PCR DNA test and who, for whatever reason, isn't able to find a local medical authority they can pursue it with. It... Read more »

PCR TEST

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
IF THAT GIRL THAT PUT HER FINGER IN MY BUT DID HAVE ANY BLOOD OR BLEEDING CUT WHATS MY CHANCE OF GETTING HIV THEN AND HOW GOOD IS A PCR TEST WITHIN 6 DAYS OF HER DOING THAT. WHATS % WILL BE ACC.
PLEASE I NEED ANSWERS I AM MAKING MYSELF NUTS Read more »

DNA PCR tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Where does one go for a DNA PCR test and will they usually not be given to you?

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pcr dna or rna?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is the pcr dna better than the pcr rna, which is the more reliable test? Read more »

DNA PCR Qualitative Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can somebody tell me the accuracy of DNA PCR Qualitative tests? If they are accurate when should they be got done at the earliest? I have read that they are not advised due to high false positive results. If so, then if result is negative is it... Read more »
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DNA PCR vs RNA PCR

Dear Doc:I am confused about DNA PCR vs RNA PCR. Which one has the higher rate of false positive? I had a DNA PCR test done which indicated 9,130 IU/mL. The PCR was done because my first round of blood work indicated HIV antibodies. The doctor...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Dave,These two tests (DNA PCR and RNA PCR) measure two different things and therefore you cannot compare one to the other as far as false-positive are concerned.In your particular case, you had no risk factors; consequently, you should not... Read more »

dna pcr results

Hello Dr:I wrote you many months ago and you were very very kind with me.My exposure was a finger into my ass and masturbation and I did not know if there was precum or not on that finger.You said me that my risk was nearly nonexistent.I took many...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You are correct! Your fears are indeed irrational and you have an obsession with HIV, an illness you could not possibly have!Your DNA proviral test is negative, because you are HIV negative. The sensitivity of your proviral assay is fine. You... Read more »

Positive HIV DNA PCR

Dr Bob,I just received my HIV DNA PCR Positive. I cannot believe this. I went to local hiv testing center and had negative oraquick after 3 weeks of exposure. I am on Xannax now. How can a handjob from a stripper give me HIV. I am in deep pain and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,As I have pointed out innumerable times on this site, PCR testing is not recommended for routine HIV diagnostic screening, due to the rate of false positives, other technical concerns and cost. Your HIV-exposure risk was negligible at best and... Read more »

HIV DNA pcr? Made donation pls help

I have donated money but please help i have a serious question. What is the risk for a negative person receiving anilingus (tossing of salad) with an open wound or cut from an HIV positive person??? Is testing needed??? Can an MD please assist I am...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Saliva does not carry HIV sufficiently to cause infection. Someone (assume for argument sake that he is HIV+) licking your anus even with a cut on your anus will not give you HIV. DW... Read more »
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