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What Is A Qualitative Hiv Dna Pcr

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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 »

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 »

Indeterminate HIV-2 Qualitative DNA PCR

Dear Dr. H - Can you help me with this please. My doctor recently had me take a HIV-2 Qualitative... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Impact of Incarceration Upon Adherence to HIV Treatment Among HIV-Positive Injection Drug Users: A Qualitative Study

"HIV-positive injection drug users (IDU) often do not derive the full benefits of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). Among IDU, recent incarceration has been associated with discontinuation of HAART for non-clinical reasons," explained... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fears About HIV Transmission in Families With an HIV-Infected Parent: A Qualitative Analysis

Advances in antiretroviral treatment to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission have made it possible for more HIV-positive parents to have children. But few studies have examined transmission fears that might remain for these families and how they... 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 »

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 »

PCR DNA???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I'm really confused. I read yes it's a good test and then no it isn't a good test. Is the PCR DNA Qualitative test reliable after 5 weeks? Yes or No. I was told to move on with my life, but I can't. The idea fo having to take another test is really... Read more »