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24 week Final Test with Doctor

DR. B,My doc had me do my final 24 week test today and guess what you were right all along....NEG....He said even if I came in contact with someone who had it this is conclusive no matter what.No more posts, just donations from SB.Best,SB
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...qualitative DNA PCR would be detectable as well.2. Difficult to say, because the DNA PCR is not FDA approved for diagnostic testing. Most (but not all) HIVers will have detectable levels of anti-HIV antibodies in their blood within four to six... Read more »

WOOH000---Porn guy appreciates all

Thanks, I am accepting my neg test and moving on. I did a 14 week, figure 2 neg tests after window... Read more »

Porn--1 More Reassurance

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AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

...test, which can be "negative" for 2 to 6 months after HIV infection. (See Fact Sheet 102 for more information on HIV antibody testing.) For prognosis , viral load can help predict how long someone will stay healthy. The higher the viral load,... 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 »
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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...(IFA) Window Period Interpretation of Test Results Accuracy of Antibody Tests Anonymous HIV Testing Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test... Read more »
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Posted by PVS, 1 Reply
...testing. However, there are also tests that diagnose HIV infection by detecting certain parts of the genetic material of HIV. PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests are used to diagnose HIV infection in infants. Viral culture may also be performed... Read more »

PCR Tests & Risk Issues

Posted by Ex_Male_Slut, 2 Replies
...(no cancer or serious co-infections). I will personally be greatly relieved if I test negative at 3 months, I see no harm in testing at 6 months but I will have more peace of mind after the 3 month mark. If tests on white blood cell counts... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...symptoms! Main one that I am concerned about is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome- causes swollen lymph nodes (WW favorite!), severe fatigue, joint and muscle pain, memory problems, sore throat - all HIV-like! Some more diseases that doctor suggested are:... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...testing. However, there are also tests that diagnose HIV infection by detecting certain parts of the genetic material of HIV. PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests are used to diagnose HIV infection in infants. Viral culture may also be performed... Read more »