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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 and cost. Your positive six-week HIV DNA PCR was a false... Read more »

Re Hiv Dna Pcr Possitive..confirmed negative (ANOTHER FALSE POSITIVE PCR TEST, 2011)

Hello Dr.BobIts a new day today..I had a second DNA PCR but this time at the research department of... 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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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alcohol Use, Unprotected Sex, and Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Female Sex Workers in China

"Alcohol use has been suggested to interfere with condom use and to increase sexual risk behaviors," explained the study authors, noting limited data on the prevalence of this practice among female sex workers and its association with condom use and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Male Mexican Migrant Workers Have Increased Risk for HIV After Arrival in U.S. Because of Changes in Sex Habits, Study Finds

Mexican migrant workers significantly change their sex habits and increase their risk for HIV after they arrive in the U.S., according to a study conducted by the Pilot Program of California-Mexico Epidemiology Vigilance and released on Tuesday at... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Life Insurance Policies Made Available to Sex Workers in India

Commercial sex workers in India now have the option of purchasing life insurance policies, Smarajit Jana -- chief adviser to the group Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee, or the Committee for Indomitable Women -- said Monday, AFP/ Yahoo! News ... Read more »
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

Sex Workers and Human Rights

Prejudice and ignorance can go a really long way towards sustaining injustice, and that is why I believe that sessions like the one on sex workers rights at the Human Rights Networking Zone was completely necessary. The presence of sex workers at... Read more »
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Protected Sex w/Sex Worker

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I made a huge mistake over a week ago by having protected vaginal intercourse with a sex worker at an Asian massage parlor. The woman was very conscience of using a condom and checked it for breakage after I ejaculated. There was now oral sex or... Read more »

Proviral DNA PCR Test--Please answer

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had an oral sex encounter in a gay bathhouse about 6 weeks ago. We both gave each other blow jobs without a condom. I came in his mouth...he did not cum in mine.

I have been tested for all STDs (syph, chlamydia, gonnoreah, hep B, herpes, etc),... Read more »

PCR-DNA and RNA

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I only recently had a "low risk" exposure (the receiver of unprotected oral sex and did not know the status of my male partner). I have been reading many of the posts and comments here and have seen PCR-DNA and RNA tests for HIV. What are these... Read more »

Expsosure From Korean Sex Worker

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Well I had a exposure to a Korean Sex worker, I went to an std clinic they tested me for everything. I am still worried about HIV and a possible subtype that is not picked up by standard elisa's. I tested for HIV 1/2 at 3 and 6 months and... Read more »