What Is Hiv-1 Rna By Pcr

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Accuracy pf HIV1 RNA PCR

Hello DocWhat is the acuuracy of an RNA PCR after one month of possible exposure?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Accuracy is 100% if HIV infection is present. Read more »


I am a family physician and first I wanted to commend your frank and frequently humorous answers to... Read more »

Dr, i went and gave the blood for HIV RNA PCR test.

Dr. Brian, I am the guy whom you recommend a PCR or an antigen test, because I was on... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

TAG at Ten: The Year 1999

... February: FDA approves alitretinoin gel (Panretin) for KS. March: FDA approves ultra-sensitive Roche Amplicor HIV-1 RNA PCR test. Sally Morrison joins TAG Board. Paul Corser memorial: speakers include Mathilde Krim, Sally Morrison and... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...Assays 2. HIV-1 Confirmatory Antibody Assays 3. HIV-2 Antibody Screening B. Viral Identification Assays 1. DNA Polymerase Chain Reaction (DNA-PCR) 2. Plasma HIV RNA Assays III. Monitoring Tests A. Lymphocyte Analysis ... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Three New Assays Approved

...treatment HIV infection. The Abbott RealTime HIV-1 Assay, made by ABBOTT Molecular, Inc., is an in vitro reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) assay for the quantitation of Human Immunodeficiency Virus type 1 (HIV-1) on the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

...Load? The viral load test measures the amount of HIV virus in your blood. There are different techniques for doing this: The PCR ( p olymerase c hain r eaction) method uses an enzyme to multiply the HIV in the blood sample. Then a chemical... Read more »
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Undetected HIV-1 RNA,PCR at 17 weeks

Posted by roma2010, 2 Replies
...hiya all i have the results of my 17 close to 18 weeks results of a PCR RNA for HIV-1 and it was undetected testing was done by COBAS AmpliPrep (Roche Molecular systems) qualification range of this Read more »

Testing Question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I was curious if anyone here found out they were positive using a pcr DNA HIV test? Read more »

17 week post exposure with symtoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...using the Elisa. Proviral DNA at 17 weeks indicated negative no HIV DNA Detected. Previous testing at 29 days with the hiv1 RNA PCR indicated not detected <50 co/ml. Would anyone call this conclusive? Read more »

Does this mean he is HIV positive please help

Posted by kyiala, 2 Replies
...envelope and pulled out lab corps tests for HIV Now I am not sre what they mean nothing says negative or positive. HIV 1 by rna PCR 400 copies/ml HIV-1 ABS ratio flag 5.61 HIV 1 ABS Qual Result Reaptedly reactive by eia Screen Western BLOT... Read more »
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