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... false positive results with a cmia hiv test using an abbott architect machine? ... (2 replies)
PCR Test Questions
Jun 27, 2001
... positive. Contrary to what most people believe, however, PCR does not actually directly detect any intact viral particles, but instead is entirely based on the detection of tiny fragments of HIV's genetic material. ... (5 replies)
... Yes their is the possiblity of false positives on ELISA's that's why western blot is used to confirm a positive ELISA alone will not qualify you as HIV positive. ELISA is very sensitive WB very specific. ... (6 replies)

... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... Does my first test was a false positive? ... (6 replies)
... I'm not following. Did you get a positive pcr test? ... (2 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)
... Whenever anybody asks whether they should consider a PCR I always try to steer them away from these tests. ... (24 replies)
... The main reason my doctor suggested the PCR test was due to the guarenteed exposure. ... (34 replies)
... Since we are still on the subject of HIV I will respond. Also, this may be of benefit for other WWs who have the same concerns. ... (34 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)
... The PCR test that you took is not used to diagnose HIV, but a negative result can be considered encouraging. ... (2 replies)
Jul 18, 2012
... So PCR tests, my own opinion and this is only my opinion is that people should stay clear of them. ... (6 replies)
Seborrhea and HIV
May 17, 2010
... HIV RNA yes that's the same as PCR that's what I asked my doctor about when I saw him last I mentioned that and HIV ANTIGEN testing he just wrote down HIV antigen, I could have also mentioned NAT but from what I understand that's quite exclusively used for blood donations.. ... (3 replies)
... Yes you can trust these tests. False negative doesn't really happen you're more likely to get a false positive. HIV rapid tests are 99. ... (7 replies)
... There are quite a few HIV tests out there. AS you know, the standard free test at the health department has a 13 week window period after possible exposure. ... (0 replies)
... When somebody is all worked up, like you clearly are, the last thing you want to risk is getting a false result. If this happens and it does happen the fail out can be devastating. ... (44 replies)

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