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Time To Positive Test Pcr Dna

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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 molecular biology department at my city's university made by the professor of the department.Result-NEGATIVE after 2 days.Few words by the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You're welcome. I hope others will learn from your experience. Dr. BobRE: Hiv Dna Pcr Possitive Jan 27, 2011Hello Doctor BobYou may remember my case.The poor guy that took this test,came back possitive and getting all the tests till 3 months... 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 »

Elisa test positive, indeterminate result for western blotting, PCR DNA negative

i single and never have intimate relationship before in my life. all my life is tested HIV... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center Data Show MSM Five Times More Likely to Test HIV-Positive if They Used Crystal Meth

Men who have sex with men and used crystal methamphetamine in the last year were five times more likely to test HIV-positive than MSM who did not use the drug, according to preliminary data collected by the Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center , the... Read more »
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Blood Work: Two Common Tests to Use for Monitoring HIV Disease

Introduction CD4 Cell Count Tests Why Do You Use CD4 Counts? CD4 Counts and When to Start Therapy What Do CD4 Counts Mean? Viral Load Tests How Often Should Viral Loads Be Tested? What Tests Are Used? Getting Viral Load Tests Viral... Read more »
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California-Based Porn Actress Tests HIV Positive, Prompting New Debate Over Health Safety for Heterosexual Adult Film Actors

Safer sex has never been a hallmark of heterosexual porn films. Standard practice in the U.S. heterosexual porn industry is for actors to get tested for HIV once every 30 days, and condom use during filming is all but unheard of. So the recent... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fewer Cambodians Test Positive for HIV in 2007

According to a report in the local Mekong Times, the proportion of Cambodians testing positive for HIV in 2007 dropped, even as more people presented for screening. Figures from the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Dermatology and STDs show that almost... Read more »
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DNA PCR Vs Viral Load test

Posted by sunkyst, 1 Reply
Does anyone know the difference between a HIV DNA PCR test versus a viral load test that's performed on someone already confirmed positive, obviously one is about detecting the virus and the other how much but are the methods used essentially the... Read more »

Difference between RNA-PCR and RNA-bDNA tests?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anybody know the difference between RNA-PCR and RNA-bDNA tests?

Are these tests accurate? Any false negative or false positive results? Are they worth taking to evaluate early HIV infection when possible early HIV infection symptoms are present?

I... Read more »

False Positives on DNA PCR tests-Please RESPOND

Posted by Anonymous
I am collecting data from this forum on anyone who believes they received a false positive "reactive" result from an ultrasensitive DNA qualitative PCR test. Please let me know when the test was taken in reference to supposed exposure and what... Read more »

DNA PCR

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
OK This is the story. After little over a month of my last exposure I had a Elisa test (negative) and 16 days after the Elisa a DNA PCR. For the DNA I called a number the CDC hotline gave me for Specialized Testing. The DNA PCR came back negative... Read more »