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I had unprotected oral sex on me I saw no blood I have no sores I am circumsized I have tooken a HIV dna pcr test at 18 days and a 46 also a 4 week and 6 week duo test and a 8 week rapid test am I ok?
You're OK: Oral sex is safe sex for HIV, with no proved transmissions by fellatio from mouth to penis, only rare ones penis to oral. You didn't need testing on account of this event and for sure not the multiple expensive ones you had. But the results from that combination of tests are conclusive. For sure you didn't catch HIV during that exposure and no further testing is needed. Best wishes and stay safe! ...Read more
Polymerase chain reaction is a method of finding a specific piece of dna and copying it over and over again until there is enough to study. The technique allows a scientist to detect very small amounts of dna in a swab sample then reproduce enough of it to study it. It is very sensisitive for detecting the presence of certain bacteria and is also used in doing other ...Read more
I am wondering about HIV results. I have tested at 5 months post exposure with dna/pcr, antibody, western blot test (negative). Is this conclusive?
I got an HIV DNA rt by PCR test with icma test at 28 days. The results were negative. Is this good indication of what my 3 month test will be?
HIV PCR test: We now consider this rest to be 100% accurate by day fourteen. ...Read more
Homework: This is a question from a homework problem in microbiology that's already all over the answer boards. It's not appropriate to bring it here. ...Read more
Homework: This is the last line from a long homework problem that's already all over other answer boards. It's not appropriate to bring it here, and without the rest of the problem, we can't answer it anyway. ...Read more