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Hiv Dna Pcr Possitive -Results (ANOTHER FALSE POSITIVE PCR TEST, 2010)

Dear DoctorThank u so much for your response.It means a lot to me during all this devastating anxiety that i m on..I finally had the 13 week(90days)4th generation test at the hospital and result NEGATIVE..I feel so much relief from that result but i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...appreciated. In return I'm sending you my good-luck/good-health karma that you are now and will always be HIV free!Good luck. Happy Holidays and WOO-HOO!Dr. BobHIV DNA PCR POSSITIVE (ANOTHER FALSE POSITIVE PCR TEST, 2010) Nov 26, 2010Having a sex... Read more »

RE: Hiv Dna Pcr Possitive

Hello Doctor Bob You may remember my case.The poor guy that took this test,came back possitive and... Read more »

dna pcr test

Hi Dr. Bob,I know that antibody testing is the "gold standard" of testing, but for who people who... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

...Load? The viral load test measures the amount of HIV virus in your blood. There are different techniques for doing this: The PCR ( p olymerase c hain r eaction) method uses an enzyme to multiply the HIV in the blood sample. Then a chemical... Read more »
The Well Project

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 »
The Well Project

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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Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...for the test results, which can take several weeks. New tests are being developed to give a faster diagnosis. These include PCR and bDNA tests for MAC (the same methods used for HIV viral load tests). Severe anemia and liver problems can occur in... Read more »
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Can Antibody testing, 2 DNA PCR and a P24 be wrong

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I have had the following NEGATIVE tests: Antibody Tests: 8, 10, 12, 13, 15, 17 wks Qual. DNA PCR's: 12(HIV-1, HIV-2), 15(HIV-1 Labcorp) wks P24 Antigen: 17wks Had an ARS illness, worst flu of my life almost 3 months ago and Read more »

immunosilent infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...for experts. I have read about "immunosilent hiv".(infection without antibodys) Anybody know ,how often it is? And would a pcr detect an immunosilent infection? I have tested for 18 months(hiv1 and hiv2) neg., but I have a lot of severe symptoms... Read more »

PCR DNA Results....

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
.......are in and negative. I realize that I'm probably the only person here who thought they might be something else, but hey - I'm happy now. So should I stick around or is everyone tired of me yet? Thanks to all and God Bless. Read more »

The end of the road - thank god

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...pants, would proably have been ignored if I hadn't been worrying about ARS) anyway I got thrown into a testing frenzy 12 day PCR DNA -Neg 12 day P24 - Neg 4 weeks 3rd gen Elisa - Neg 6 week 4th gen Elisa - Neg 8 week 4th gen Elisa - Neg 10... Read more »