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Pcr Dna Reused Needle

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Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...the Qualitative PCR tests, p-24 antigen tests, viral culture testsetc. are NOT used for routine testing, nor for follow-up on needlestickinjuries. As I have discussed in previous questions, these tests aredesigned for very specific purposes, and... Read more »

Needle prick by a hep C patient

2 days ago i accidentally pricked myself with a needle of a Hepatitis C patient. Even though i was... Read more »

occupational needle sticks

I was stuck by a needle of an hiv patient with a 670000 copies/ml hiv1 rna by pcr. the needle was... 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 »
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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...counseling and risk assessment. A blood sample is sometimes drawn, but some sites now use rapid HIV testing, which can be done needle-free or utilizes blood taken from a finger-stick. You must return, in person, in about one to two weeks to... Read more »
Project Inform

Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...have to use special methods to get cells or tissue for MAC diagnosis. These include taking bone marrow from the hip using a needle, or inserting a flexible tube into the stomach or bowels (endoscopy) or the lungs (bronchoscopy). Some doctors... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous
...No I was jw if it is possible or if anyone has heard of it before ? sitting on needles ? Read more »

ATTN Moderator re: needle stick

Posted by notsosmart
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Has anyone ever contracted HIV by sitting on a needle around the tailbone area ? and what are the chances of contracting it ? Read more »

Needles taped to chairs

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Sounds crazy but it truely isnt because ive heard of people putting needles on chairs by taping them on there, just the needle so ppl sit on it, has there been any records of someone getting HIV bcuz Read more »