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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
You are probably OK: I would suggest repeating the test at 3 months to be more certain. ...Read more
Should I go for chemiluminescence immunoassay test after testing negative for DNA PCR for HIV1&2 after 90 days?
No: You should be thankful for good health. You should be thankful that you gave and received love, however imperfect it may have been -- human love always is. You should be proud to be a man. You should embrace life and love responsibly. And unless Dad is a total fool, maybe you and he can have another good talk. ...Read more
Where i meet doctor on 44 day where he asked me to take DNA PCR Test initally. it went negative . how accurate it is.
HIV testing: Yes. Testing 44 days after exposure with this test is very accurate. ...Read more
What reasons would cause an HIV dna/pcr test to be "false negative". Does waiting too long to test using it effect the result?
False Negative: A false negative means that a test result said a condition was not present when it was, thus the negative result is false. Please let your doc determine what is false negative or false positive. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Why is the HIV DNA PCR test not recommended after 4 weeks of exposure? Would it still be a good measure if used past a 3 month time frame?
I had an HBV DNA PCR test and it came out to be 13 iu/ml...Is it a matter of tension? My lft and other tests come out to be positive although
Hepatitis B: Having a positive hbv dna and "other tests positive" in general means you have hepatitis b. This is not do to tension. Without knowing the specifics of your other blood tests and overall condition, i would see your liver specialist to see if you need treatment or if you can just have your liver tests checked every few months. ...Read more
1 month after HIV exposure, I had a PCR DNA, it was negative. 8 months later I used Oraquick Home and it was negative. Are my results conclusive?
Yes: ELISA or enzyme linked immunoassay for detection of antibody against HIV has a window between 30 days and up to six but after initial HIV exposure. Western blot it's a confirmatory test if the initial ELISA test is positive. However, rapid qualitative immunoassay for antibody against HIV virus alone is not indicative of negative HIV test since The virus can be dormant for several months. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I was tested with HBV DNA qualitative PCR 15 days after probable exposure. came not detectable < 20 IU/ml. How reliable this test is after 15 days?
Very specifc: recheck in 3 months, depending on your exposure. ...Read more
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