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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 »

Negative PCR DNA at 4 weeks

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I received the results of my HIV-1 Proviral DNA PCR today and is NEGATIVE! I am trying to convince myself that this is at least 95% conclusive at 28 days as many of the councelling sites say and also a lot of you guys on this board who did a lot of... Read more »

Difference between RNA-PCR and RNA-bDNA tests?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anybody know the difference between RNA-PCR and RNA-bDNA tests?

Are these tests accurate? Any false negative or false positive results? Are they worth taking to evaluate early HIV infection when possible early HIV infection symptoms are present?

I... Read more »

Results of PCR DNA

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have been following this board for quite some time now and even posted as anonymous a couple of times. I have been to hell and back for the past 3 years. I have cried so much and endured many sleepless nights. I have had so many symptoms which... 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.

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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 »

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 »

HBV-DNA Viral load RT-PCR (Taqman result)

What is the interpretation if the result of the test is 882IU/ml...
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
It indicates there is hepatitis B virus in the blood, and the level is relatively low.... Read more »

Please check my HBV DNA PCR Result

I recently had ( HBV DNA PCR ) test and the result as following: HBV DNA PCR ........ No HBV DNA Was detected.HBV DNA (quantitative ) ...... Less than 50 IU/mLNB: The HBV DNA detected Limit (threshold Level ) of this quantitative PCR is = 50 IU/mL....
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
All I can tell from these results is that you do not currenly have hepatitis B virus circulating in your blood. It will be helpful for you to know your result for hepatitis B surface antigen as well, for example.... Read more »
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