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HIV RNA Test/HIV DNA PCR Test

Dr Brook, to one of your answers dated 28 October 2001, DNA PCR Test while Pregnant you said that the HIV RNA test is more sensitive than the HIV DNA PCR test for detecting early infection if you are not taking antiretrovirals. Now does this mean...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
...Once an adult individual is infected with HIV and is antibody positive, the use of antiretrovirals for treatment will not cause the ELISA test for HIV antibody to become negative. Read more »

HIV RNA Quantification Vrs DNA PCR test

Is an HIV RNA Quantification result of <50 copies as definitive as the "DNA PCR test" in ruling out... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Viral Load Testing

...the branched-chain DNA test ( bDNA ), is made by a company called Chiron (pronounced "KAI-ron"). The reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction or RT-PCR (commonly called the PCR ) test is made by Roche (pronounced "RO-sh").... 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 »
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HIV and Your Immune System

...of any HIV-positive person who is not receiving ART. Significance of Viral Load By means of a very sensitive test called a polymerase chain reaction (PCR), it is possible to measure how many copies of HIV RNA may be found in the blood of an... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Donor Screening Assays for Infectious Agents and HIV Diagnostic Assays

...cadaveric donors. Gen-ProbeSan Diego, CA US License 1592 10/3/2006 Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Reverse Transcription (RT) Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) assay PCR Plasma Qualitative detection of HCV ribonucleic acid (RNA) in pools of... Read more »
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HIV PCR By RNA test

Posted by mobieorly123, 1 Reply
What's the deal with that test, its supposed to give you a positive or negative after 28 days of any kind of sexual contact, reliable test? I know esmerelda is going to call me a retarded hypocondriac so I was wondering has any actual info on that... Read more »

hiv rna by pcr ultra testing

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
... if someone had 15.000 rna copies wont this test will pick up any copies from 50 and up thanks i took alot of this test and 400 copies was not det also Read more »

HIV tests that detect the genetic material of HIV

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...tests that detect the genetic material of HIV itself (rather than antibodies or antigens) are known as PCR tests. PCR stands for Polymerase Chain Reaction and is a common way of testing for a variety of different organisms. The overall process of... Read more »

ALL THE HIV TESTS TO CHECK FOR HIV

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...tests that detect the genetic material of HIV itself (rather than antibodies or antigens) are known as PCR tests. PCR stands for Polymerase Chain Reaction and is a common way of testing for a variety of different organisms. The overall process of... Read more »