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... antibody test 6 weeks post exposure. ... (4 replies)
... Of course you cannot contract HIV from somebody who does not have HIV. ... (6 replies)
... The DNA PCR test was never intended to be used as a diagnostic test, due to the fact that it has a high rate of false positives and there is much less data supporting it's validity for diagnosis than antibody testing. ... (25 replies)

HIV information...
Aug 17, 2010
... This is old information albeit there are newer studies which back this up, some of which I've linked in the past few months. Modifications have to be made to a test to allow them to more accurately pick up divergent strains. ... (50 replies)
... Recently tested came back positive with EIA antibody negative. I realize this could mean that I am in fact positive and have not seroconverted. ... (2 replies)
Hiv Dna Pcr
May 3, 2006
... meaning that it could give a false positive . ... (17 replies)
... DNA test for HIV that detects viral load. They generally do not use this for a diagnosis, because of false positives, and because it is generally a much more expensive test than the EIA or ELISA.This test measures how much virus is actually in the blood. ... (2 replies)
... Whenever anybody asks whether they should consider a PCR I always try to steer them away from these tests. ... (24 replies)
HIV DNA test??
Jul 26, 2011
... I had 2 DNA PCR tests after my encounter and both were neg. ... (3 replies)
HIV tests for CVID
Mar 31, 2011
... A HIV DNA PCR qualitative test can be used for early detection of HIV as it test for the virus rather than the antibodies. ... (12 replies)
... d receptive anal sex. m2m. The guy did not orgasm inside of me but orgasmed the moment he pulled out. The sex act was rough. I've been told that the very first test was a false positive. ... (1 replies)
... PCR test is VERY sensative, in fact it is soooo sensative that False Positives happen some of the time. That's why it is not a great diagnostic tool. ... (3 replies)
... Whats your point? (30 replies)
... were developed with the B subtype of the virus. As the genetic composition of a particular virus diverges from the B subtype, the likelihood that the test will be accurate decreases. Most tests, however, do appear to be able to detect antibody to most strains. ... (30 replies)
... You had any risk at all and your test have proved this. If you do ever have a risk, just take a antibody tests, pcr tests are not designed to tell you your status. ... (17 replies)
... Buddy just a point of clarity here. There no short cuts when it comes to HIV testing. The HIV window was set many years ago and still remains at 12 weeks. ... (30 replies)
... you don't need to test other than for peace of mind. HIV transmission, sexually, only ever takes place when an unprotected penis is inside a vagina or anus. ... (24 replies)
... I would recommend you stay away from either of these tests. The DNA PCR is not approved for HIV diagnostics and although the RNA PCR is approved it is only approved for people who have known to have an high risk, i.e. ... (2 replies)
... one is a DNA PCR which, because it has a very high rate of giving false positive results, is not approved for HIV diagnostics. The other a RNA PCR is approved for HIV diagnostics for people who have had a definite risk, i.e. ... (10 replies)
... At eight weeks, if you were infected with HIV an antibody test would detect them. And yes viral load tests are not used to diagnose HIV for the reasons you stated and if you had had a positive result you would have had to have it confirmed by an antibody test. ... (6 replies)

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