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Menstruation blood

Hello Doctor, I am a chronic Hep B carrier.. HBV-DNA Viral load Q-PCR.. 167 IU/ml (1,169 copies/ml)HBeAg =non reactive, Anti-HBe is reactive. I have 2 questions:In what state of carrier I am now? I also would like to ask, if the menstruation blood...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Likely still a carrier, and menstrual blood would likely also contain the virus. Read more »

My Marriage is put on hold because of my HBV DNA PCR test

I am a recently diagnosed HBs Ag+, HBe Ag-, HBV DNA PCR=4005 copies/ml. I proposed to a girl and... Read more »

PCR Question

Mr. Kull:The CDC states that this test can pick up the HIV virus in someone only recently infected.... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Viral Load Testing

...the branched-chain DNA test ( bDNA ), is made by a company called Chiron (pronounced "KAI-ron"). The reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction or RT-PCR (commonly called the PCR ) test is made by Roche (pronounced "RO-sh").... 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 »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...communication). HIV can be detected in virtually everyone with AIDS. Recently developed sensitive testing methods, including the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and improved culture techniques, have enabled researchers to find HIV in patients... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

... Lab Tests Are Important Tools The Basics Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood Chemistry (Chemistry or Chem Screens) The Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular Read more »
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What type of PCR tests are done in the USA?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Molecular detection of human immunodeficiency virus-1 infection among commercial sex workers using the polymerase chain reaction in Singapore. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 1996 Nov;25(6):831-6. Unique Identifier : AIDSLINE MED/97207755 Goh CL; Chan... 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 ? I will Read more »

Tesla? DNA PCR??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...ultra-sensitive DNA/PCR tests may have the ability to detect virus in the bloodstream soon after infection. How do you know this? I had blood drawn 24 hours after a medium to high risk exposure as a baseline prior to starting a PEP program. ... Read more »

For anybody wanting to educate themselves on PCR,s

Posted by JOHN_IN_LONDON
...becoming faster and more accurate Reliable amplification and detection of characteristic DNA sequences With the aid of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) large amounts of specific pieces of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) can be made quickly,... Read more »