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Pcr Dna Results After Vaginal Fisting

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

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...branched-chain DNA (bDNA) test, measures viral load by causing the viral RNA in a sample to emit (give out) light; more light means that more virus is present in the patient's blood. The other test, called the reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction or RT-PCR test (commonly called PCR), chemically multiplies the amount of viral RNA in a blood sample, which makes it easier to estimate the amount of virus in the body. A single viral...
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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
...BobHIV DNA PCR POSSITIVE (ANOTHER FALSE POSITIVE PCR TEST, 2010) Nov 26, 2010Having a sex contact with a sexs worker(-protected vaginal-unprotected oral) and because of my anxiety reading of the risk of getting the disease,even if its a low risk,... Read more »

HIV DNA PCR POSSITIVE (ANOTHER FALSE POSITIVE PCR TEST, 2010)

Having a sex contact with a sexs worker(-protected vaginal-unprotected oral) and because of my anxiety reading of the risk of getting the disease,even if its a low risk, ihad cause i couldn wait an DNA PCR at 6 weeks on a lab. The result came back...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,As I have frequently stated in this forum, PCR testing should not be used for routine HIV diagnostic screening, due to the rate of false-positive results, technical considerations Read more »

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
...sweats, I can not diagnose the exact cause over the Internet. There are literally hundreds and hundreds of potential causes.PCR DNA qualitative tests can be helpful in diagnosing acute retroviral syndrome during the window period (prior to the... Read more »

Still need testing, worried and depressed (FALSE POSTIVE HIV PCR)

Thanks you very much Dr.Bob for answering my question. Do you have any recommendation for me to see a very very very good infectious desease doctor in bay area. I will once again donate to your charity for the noble work you are carrying against...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...weeks) back I had encounter with a sex worker and the condom broke outside. I think my penis came in contact with the outside vaginal fluids(the condom broke). So I asked my physician to perform a HIV PCR test. The result came positive with 400... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...therapy during pregnancy. How Will You Know Whether Your Baby Is HIV Positive? In most regions of Canada, tests such as PCR (polymerase chain reaction), which look for virus in the blood, are used as a rapid and very accurate way of finding out... Read more »
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

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 »
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elisa 6 semanas 1/2 solo una exposicion vaginal

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...REALISE UN ELISA A LAS 6 SEMANAS Y MEDIA,QUE PORCIENTO TENGO DE CONTRAER EL VIRUS CON UNA CHICA POSITIVA EN UNA SOLA RELACION VAGINAL, Y SI 6 SEMANAS Y MEDIA, SON BUENAS NOTICIAS ,,OSEA QUE SI NO SE HA VISTO CASOS DE QUE SE CONVIERTAN... Read more »

Oraquick...from last post...forgot the story

Posted by david2008, 4 Replies
...sick. My lymph nodes all swelled in my neck, my throat broke out with blisters, I was suffering from extreme tiredness, I had a vaginal infection from hell, my mouth had a white stringy crap coming out of it, and night sweats to the point of... Read more »

Negative PCR DNA at 8 weeks

Posted by sunkyst, 2 Replies
...I just got the results of a PCR DNA test at 8 weeks and a negative HIV antibody test. Does this mean I don't have HIV or do I need more testing? 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 »