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... HIV DNA tests are reknown for false positives but more so than false negatives. The RNA test is a newer and more accurate test. ... (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 test??
Jul 26, 2011
... 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)

... isolation of the microbe from fresh patient tissue. In the case of a microbe that infects immune cells, which is what HIV is said to be, that would mean isolating HIV from fresh blood. ... (0 replies)
HIV information...
Aug 17, 2010
... years but the fact remains the predominant subtype in the US is subtype B meaning the it's only logical that the tests would be more sensitive to this subtype making it more sensitive to another subtype may reduce the sensitivity of the test to the major subtype. ... (50 replies)
... s 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)
... Anyone knows how accurate these tests are.. they are lil bit more expensive but u dont have to wait 90 days to get tested! I am freaking out here... its been like 40 days and i cant wait another 50.. ... (1 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)
HIV and testing
Sep 2, 2011
... also all negative. I just did a Home Access HIV home test at 14 weeks, negative. ... (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)
HIV information...
Aug 28, 2010
... Seeing as you're already 6 weeks post exposure if you're still extremely worried and you're doctor will order a HIV RNA PCR ideally the APTIMA one. ... (50 replies)
Some HIV Questions
Sep 26, 2014
... I had a full STD panel at 15 days including an HIV DNA PCR test. All came back negative but the Hep C value was 0.11. ... (4 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)
... well said,your facts were top on i just would like to add ,it would be a good idea for the client to avoid engaging in risky behaviours ,and start using condoms and other intervention measures to minimise and remove the risk of hiv infection (8 replies)
HIV DNA test??
Jul 26, 2011
... I had 2 DNA PCR tests after my encounter and both were neg. ... (3 replies)
... Thrush is not a symptom of acute HIV infection. It is associated with HIV because it can become rather prominent in immunocompromised individuals. ... (8 replies)
... do you think this is an HIV symptom? ... (24 replies)
... or a non B subtype more likely the latter as both HIV DNA pcr and assay's are more geared towards subtype B. If I do end up testing positive these rare findings will apply to me. ... (5 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)
... Sorry bro you're wrong just because I do research doesn't mean it's all just anxiety. If that was the case according to your logic and like you said what happened to you after my negative test my symptoms should have gone away. Remember Symptoms can create anxiety too. Don't get me wrong my symptoms don't have to be from HIV but given the only thing I did was be stupid one... (5 replies)


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