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... I've seen a lot of negative articles regarding the DNA PCR exam and how it is not FDA approved as a diagnostic tool for HIV due to costs and too many false positives. ... (4 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)
... Thank you for your reply. I am still quite shaken up by my positive elisa results. With some anxiety relieved from a negative western blot. I hope the western blot is not going to change. Can it do that? ... (4 replies)

... question i tested negative 7,8. ... (9 replies)
... WB alone can be often indeterminate in HIV negative patients that's why both tests need to be positive in order to have a positive HIV diagnosis. WB indeed is the most specific HIV test if that's what you mean by gold standard then that's correct. ... (4 replies)
... indicative of western blot test? ... (9 replies)
... I tested positive and then negative on elisa last week. My doctor had me retest a week later and the result was negative western blot. At that time my doctor also drew the RNA PCR viral load. The results may not be known until next week. ... (4 replies)
Elisa number
Jan 1, 2009
... It probably means you are HIV negative, that you had other antibodies besides HIV that were "cross reacting" with the original test. That is why they send positive ELISAs for Western Blot. ... (2 replies)
... By viral Load test i am talking about the PCR test. ... (9 replies)
... ee distinct lines or bands to be confirmed HIV positive. The proteins that your body has antibody's too that are associated with HIV are what's used to confirm a positive ELISA. Your antibody's may have had a reaction to these proteins due to a different reason other than HIV. ... (8 replies)
... THe accuracy of PCR has never been verified.. The only proper gold standard for this purpose is HIV itself, the next best thing we have is ELISA or western BLOT. ... (3 replies)
Elisa test?
Jun 11, 2004
... Well and ELISA test is the main test they do to see if someone is infected with HIV. This test is usually done by taking blood from a patient just like any other blood test. ... (3 replies)
... I myself would ask the doctor to order both an ELISA and a PCR. ... (8 replies)
Hiv test
Mar 27, 2005
... A pcr looks for viral proteins and is used to measure the viral load in an already infected person where as an elisa is used to search for antibodies to the virus . ... (5 replies)
... sure I should re test ELISA at 90 days but the PCR is 99. ... (8 replies)
... I had a known exposure to HIV over 1 year ago, to a victims blood, who was HIV positive for sure. I am a firefighter and was performing a rescue at a car accident when this happened. The exposure was blood splashed a little in my eye and mouth. ... (7 replies)
... and all 6 tests were positive. He always tested negative on every other test. In the end he was confirmed as HIV negative. Its not uncommon to test positive with certainly kits. ... (4 replies)
... I'm not following. Did you get a positive pcr test? ... (2 replies)
Hiv Dna Pcr
May 4, 2006
... Although a negative pcr is encouraging it is not definative . ... (17 replies)
... Well their was a similar if not near identical case here in the last 4 weeks. She kept testing positive had children yet her husband was negative and so were the children. ... (9 replies)


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