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... This is correct. ... (4 replies)
... Of course you cannot contract HIV from somebody who does not have HIV. ... (6 replies)
... How accurate is a 6 week "combo" pcr dna with antibody? ... (6 replies)

... accurate at 4 weeks. Don't fall into the PCR trap as I did, waste of money. A 6 week lab test will be a good indication of status at 3 months. ... (9 replies)
... she might say the antibody test is better at this point. At least you can ask about your options. ... (2 replies)
HIV Test Results
Oct 18, 2011
... I have been reading these boards, and have gotten a lot of solace that I am not the only person in the world who has ever faced an HIV scare. ... (5 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)
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)
... generation at weeks 6. I will take 4 GEN and PCR at the same time . But how do you think will the result positive or negative. Please. ... (6 replies)
... risk encounter with a commercial sex worker about 8 weeks ago. I have had a sore throat for about 7 weeks, and I may have some swelling glands although I'm not sure. ... (5 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)
... Well to make clear we cannot and will not speculate at all about symptoms. HIV cannot be diagnosed by them, only tests alone. ... (6 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)
... As joggen already stated, you have no risk for HIV here. Don't waste your time or money on such tests. Were I you, I would not even get tested at all. ... (3 replies)
... I just Wonder that I Just Test with an HIV Nat RNA By PCR and Antibodies together at 7 weeks. Also did a Rapids Finger at 6 weeks, All negative would all this be consider conclusive or I need to retest again at 3 month mark? ... (3 replies)
... a test at 6 weeks time is considered 99% accurate in many places you do not have hiv.. good luck (10 replies)
HIV information...
Aug 24, 2010
... A negative RNA PCR would certainly be beneficial in ruling out HIV infection. Although for non sub type B strains it can sometimes be undetectable. ... (50 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)
... This is where people get confused. They dont read or certainly understand what is written. ... (35 replies)
... It sounds like you had unprotected oral and vaginal sex. That means you're at risk for STDs, but HIV is statistically less likely than most of the others. I'm really sorry you're going through this. ... (40 replies)


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