... Thanks Apollo.
I just can't shake it though. I am increasingly convinced I have been infected.
I keep telling myself that the odds are hugely slim that I could have been infected (odds are he didn't have HIV, and even if he did my exposure activity is low risk and the PCR DNA test didn't detect anything at 11 days). My sexual partner assured me that he tested negative four... (5 replies)
... My self raju,male 25 from india.i had an unprotected exposure last year December with unknown status girl after 14 days i had hiv DNA PCR test and it was negative again 40 days i had second time hiv DNA PCR test and it was negative. ... (3 replies)
... If any of the logic dosnt help you, then test now at 4 weeks like i said with a DUO or any 4th generation test that has P24 antigen in it. ... (24 replies)
... that this person even had hiv to begin with. ... (24 replies)
... Thank you for all your post, but still this answer is not what I'm looking for. I'm looking for some one who already take the HIV DNA test and they got different resut after 3 month with antibody test. I'm on my 32 days from exposure now and my life been at hell! ... (24 replies)
... Does anyone have a HIV DNA test false negative before? ... (24 replies)
... The HIV DNA test is not a good test to take. It "can" have false positives and is now an older test for testing for the HIV virus. The RNA test is used as a dyanostic tool but not to confirm your HIV status. Only Antibody tests do that in conclusive way. ... (3 replies)
... I'd still go for the complete thing even if I take this DNA thing. ... (3 replies)
... and you certainly do not need to test out to six months. ... (24 replies)
... Today I have my second test result back for HIV RNA by PCR, it was negative! I was really Happy, im sure this test is really conculsive. Even if it not i don't care anymore must move on with my life. it was a big relief today! Thank you guy for the supports! ... (24 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. ... (24 replies)
... HIV DNA tests are reknown for false positives but more so than false negatives. The RNA test is a newer and more accurate test. The test is also not approved to confirm your HIV status only a HIV test can be used for this. ... (24 replies)
... screening anyway. For example it is used to test actors in the adult entertainment industry in the US. It is also used by some states to test rape victims. Finally it is used to test newborns for HIV transmission from their mother. ... (1 replies)
... ed it about 30 seconds later but I really cannot know. I asked her about her health status and she said she felt good and never had any problems, though her last test was 2 years ago. ... (2 replies)
... exposure. Fortunately, the results have come back negative. I will be getting another test at 3 months, but I am more or less assured now that I haven't been exposed. ... (7 replies)
... that it would definitely show up on a DNA PCR test? ... (7 replies)
... As for your PCR tests, if they have given you the DNA test than thats incorrect test to have taken. The DNA test is used to monitor Viral loads not detect HIV. ... (7 replies)
... body test I knew there would be a degree of uncertainty, particularly for my later exposure. ... (7 replies)
... good for you!
hiv is not difficult to diagnose with the
current testing that is available today.
good luck! (24 replies)
... Hi it been 35 days from my exposure, I have test HIV DNA 1 at days 20, and it came out negative but I still worry, fear and sick, so today days 35 I went to retest again to make myself feel better. ... (3 replies)