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Pcr Dna Results After Frottage

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Viral Load Tests

..."Blips" What Do the Numbers Mean? Are There Problems With the Viral Load Test? What Is Viral 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 reaction marks the virus. The markers are measured and used to calculate the amount of virus....
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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
...elsewhere for your 15 minutes of fame!)I was impressed to read that the "chief laboratorian" has decided not to routinely offer PCR tests for HIV diagnosis due to the rate of false positives! You are a perfect example of what can happen to... Read more »

Mutual Masturbation and HIV

Hi Dr. Bob I am your fan from Thailand. I have read your www. since I was diagnosed with as a HIV Phobia. After giving oral sex to a man in June 2007, I had stopped having sex for a year. I had anti-hiv test(Elisa-combo) at 54 weeks after the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...essentially nonexistent. Testing is not warranted.2.Yes, of course you are. You've had "more than 10" negative tests, including PCR-RNA, PCR-DNA and ELISA-combo tests out to 54 weeks! Your testing is definitive, conclusive and highly... Read more »

HIV 1 DNA, Qualitative/PCR testing results

hi DR.Roberti'm 28yo and I have 3 questions about HIV1 DNA Qulaitative/PCR test results1)is this test conclusive after 30 days of exposure to HIV risk? (my results were negative"2)is this test the same as the HIV p24 antigen test?thanks & regards.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,1. The qualitative HIV DNA PCR test is not recommended for routine HIV screening. Consequently, I can't advise you as to whether an undetectable 30 day test Read more »

re: Potential frottage by impact

Hey doc,OK, this had to be one of the funniest one's I have ever read on this site...this guy can't be serious...and your response was priceless...wow..talk about lack of "self-awareness" or in his case mental stability. I don't mean to poke fun,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...happened or was it really a thought? I was not drunk or under the influence of anything else at that time. 4)I tested negative by PCR RNA, DNA at 42 days after this thing supposedly happened. Tested negative by ELISA for HIV 1 and 2 4 months... Read more »
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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 »
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Microsporidiosis

...developed for the identification of microsporidia in clinical samples. Molecular methods (mainly Polymerase Chain Reaction, PCR) is an alternative method for the laboratory diagnosis of... 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 »
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Frottage

Posted by nuthugger24, 2 Replies
...included this: Has anyone ever heard of anyone testing hiv postive after being exposed to HIV positive seminal fluid during frottage? Also if a HIV positive persons seminal fluids get on recent razor burn can HIV enter the body this way? I have... Read more »

frottage

Posted by Liloki, 2 Replies
I am a gay male who is worried that I have exposed myself to the hiv virus. My last partners is hiv positive, undetectable viral load and has otherwise good health. A week ago while we were naked in bed I began rubbing my penis on his anal region.... Read more »

frottage exposure - scared to death

Posted by devilangel, 1 Reply
hi, can anyone help me here? i am a little - in fact a lot , freaked out. i dont know wht to do. well i recently visited a private sex worker. we started with kissing and fondling. i rubbed her vagina and used some saliva to lubricate it. i then... Read more »

Gman yo dint answer me! please!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...butt, ichty skin, problem with my gums, swollen noes in my neck, fatigue, etc. 50 days after the exposure I had a negative DNA PCR. I was so sure i was infected. Now, Im waiting for the second ELISA, that was performed on june 16 (65 days after... Read more »