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... Whenever anybody asks whether they should consider a PCR I always try to steer them away from these tests. ... (24 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)
... 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)

... 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)
... I just wanted to let everyone know that I got my final results back this evening from the PCR DNA HIV test after 7 weeks. It was negative with no trace at all found! ... (5 replies)
... thanks bro.iam trying very hard not to test any more i testing 9 times. 3 pcr dna tests within 12 weeks.. ... (7 replies)
... and it was done on the 12 week with the pcr dna test and all negative. ... (7 replies)
... antibody test 6 weeks post exposure. ... (4 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 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)
... 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)
... are technically not approved for diagnostic purposes by the US CDC. This is for a couple of reasons including their rate of false positives and their price. ... (1 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)
... 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)
... 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)
Jul 26, 2004
... Proviral, DNA by PCR Amplification test. The website I looked at stated the test is 99. ... (6 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)
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)
... You are HIV negative. ... PCR is accurate, trust the results...They cause more false positive then anything... ... (6 replies)

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