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Proviral Dna Test As Hiv Test

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dna hiv test

HIV + Male At my CD4 was 1400 and viral load after about 6 months, my CD4 is still around 1400 and viral load is undetectable. would i have a dectable hiv dna?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

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HIV-1 Proviral DNA by PCR test????

Posted by sadman, 2 Replies
...past exposure. I've also read elsewhere that they actually can detect the virus after just days. Because it looks for HIV DNA not the body's immune response which takes weeks to months. I took one at 16 days post incident, did I wast my $260?... Read more »

I'm just so scared need a little advice

Posted by shadow1234567, 4 Replies
...and 4-Feb will be 37 days after exposure. Thinking about usiing Labcorp through Labsafe to get the HIV by PCR HIV/AIDS HIV DNA Test HIV Proviral DNA They say this: In addition to the general HIV Antibody screening test, the HIV Proviral... Read more »

Testing

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...right since then with some swollen glands and a feeling of fever at times (but no actual temperature). I have had the following tests for HIV: 7 weeks - Elisa - neg 11 weeks - Elisa - neg 12 weeks pcr proviral DNA - neg 18 weeks - OraQuick test... Read more »

DNA PCR Test

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Does anyone recommend the DNA PCR test i.e. the test that looks for HIV directly rather than HIV antibodies. Does anyone have any experience of this test Read more »