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Pcr Dna Results After Having Sex During Period

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Dr Bob im waiting for a pcr dna result and im really not coping.Have you changed your views on ars?

Hi again Dr Bob i have written to you three times. I will briefly explain my situation and confusion. I have spent hours reading the archives. I had sex with a man of unknown status.Vaginal sex. I noticed the condom had slipped and i had semen...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Acute retroviral syndrome symptoms related to primary HIV infections do not occur the very next day (or two). No way. No how. (No McCain. No Sarah "I can see Russia from my house" Palin.) And no, I haven't changed my view over the... Read more »

please answer (RNA PCR versus DNA PCR 2009)

dear doc bob i had a risky hiv incounter from oral sex with a csw and drug abuser wich landed me... Read more »

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... Read more »
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Window period for DNA PCR

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Greetings,

I had possible exposure to HIV 3 weeks ago. In a week's time I am leaving for a place that doesnot have any discrete HIV testing facilities. I am tempted to go for a DNA PCR test.

It would help a lot if you can tell me what is the actual... Read more »

Yet another PCR DNA question!!

Posted by needhelp02, 1 Reply
Please, everyone don't kill me here. I am just trying to find information, that's all. Quest Diagnostics says that the PCR DNA exam could yet false negatives for very low lymphoctyes. Does anyone know if this means just CD4s or all lymphoctyes... 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 »

Hiv2 test or pcr dna

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, its me again. I was wondering after several non-reactive results after about 1yr and some time but have oral problems:dry mouth, white hairy tongue with white cottage cheese looking stuff on it, mouth ulcers on the cheeks of my mouth and unable... Read more »