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qualitative HIV PCR DNA test result

hello Dr, Thanks for the reply on my Positive ELISA, negative Western Blot and 29 weeks Pregnant question. My PCR test came negative. Is that means i dont have HIV ? Do i need to testing again in 6 weeks,3 months or 6 months ? Also,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Nope! You've had essentially two negative HIV-screening tests (reactive preliminary ELISA with negative confirmatory Western Blot). You've had no HIV-exposure risks (french kissing ex-boyfriends is not a risk!). Consequently, I do not... Read more »

HIV 1 DNA, Qualitative/PCR testing results

hi DR.Roberti'm 28yo and I have 3 questions about HIV1 DNA Qulaitative/PCR test results1)is... Read more »

Qualitative DNA PCR--HIV O?

Thank you for your time, Doctor. You mentioned that an HIV1 Qualitative DNA PCR will not pick up... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of HIV Testing, Counseling and Treatment in Coping With HIV/AIDS in Uganda: A Qualitative Analysis

The current qualitative study explores the role of HIV voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) and treatment in helping HIV-positive Ugandans cope with the disease. The researchers conducted 12 predetermined focus group discussions (FGDs), six... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Experience of Sexual Violence Among Women in HIV Discordant Unions After Voluntary HIV Counseling and Testing: A Qualitative Critical Incident Study in Uganda

The researchers investigated experiences of sexual violence among women in HIV discordant unions, relationships in which one partner is HIV-infected and the other is not, attending HIV post-test club services in Uganda. The qualitative critical... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Approves Qualitative Nucleic Acid Test Intended for HIV Detection

FDA on Thursday approved San Diego-based Gen-Probe 's qualitative nucleic acid test intended to detect HIV, Reuters UK reports (Reuters UK, 10/5). The test, called Aptima HIV 1 RNA Qualitative Assay, is a diagnostic test that detects the nucleic... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South African TB Nurses' Experiences of Provider-Initiated HIV Counseling and Testing in the Eastern Cape Province: a Qualitative Study

South Africa's Eastern Cape Province has some of the world's highest rates of TB and HIV infection. The current study assessed factors playing a role in the "limited but effective" implementation of provider-initiated HIV counseling in TB clinics... Read more »
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DNA PCR Qualitative Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can somebody tell me the accuracy of DNA PCR Qualitative tests? If they are accurate when should they be got done at the earliest? I have read that they are not advised due to high false positive results. If so, then if result is negative is it... Read more »

HIV RNA QUALITATIVE,QUALITATIVE TEST QUESTION

Posted by okki, 1 Reply
HELLO,I wonder if any of you have information about the hiv RNA qualitative test.The laboratory where i live offer this test.Ihave heard a lot of information about the HIV RNA quantitative Viral load and Hiv Dna qualitative test,but the HIV RNA... Read more »

DNA PCR

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello,

I was kindly wondering if anyone could give an opinion on a negative PCR DNA Qualitative test at 32 days? Can I breath easier?

I had a low risk scratch with an instrument that scratched someone who has HIV. The scratch really didn't cause any... Read more »

PCR DNA or RNA

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Quantitative PCR RNA is the viral load test for HIV-1 only, right ?
For Qualitative PCR DNA for HIV-1 and HIV-2, the report format would be 'detectable' or 'not detectable', right ?..or/and would 'strain' of the hiv founded would be reported ?
To... Read more »