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Influenza On Rt Pcr Test
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
What is the window period for p42 antigen/ antibody dual 4th gen HIV test? And the window period for HIV RNA PCR test? When can it be conclusive?
Please consult this site for a detailed answer. Nucleic acid tests are conclusive about a month after acquiring infection.
http://www. Sfaf. Org/hiv-info/testing/hiv-test-window-periods. Html ...Read more
Definition: It is an amplification technique where even small amounts of viral RNA can be detected. This test is primarily for remote community practices and non-nasopharyngeal specimens, as it is performed 1x/day. ...Read more
I done three hiv1 and 2 pcr test after exposure not detected.8 week after duo test negative is it conclusive.
Yes: Be thankful for good health and love wisely, well, and safely. ...Read more
I have been asked to do a TB PCR test. Is it painful and how exactly is the procedure. Please explain in detail about procedure and about pain?
Not painful: Tb pcr is nothing more than a blood test to check for TB as apposed to the skin test for the same reason. Pcr stands for polymerase chain reaction which is done in the lab to check for acid fast bacilli that cause tb. ...Read more
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?
Had HIV RNA PCR test done at 82 hours post exposure. I was assured if the results were negative, I was negative. Is this correct?
PCR test for: What? Need more information.Get a more detailed answer ›
How accurate can be the results of an HIV PCR test if it was taken 10 and 20 hours after possible exposure?
Too soon to test: At 10 hours after exposure, if would have been much better to take post-exposure prophylaxis rather than testing. You should still consult a doctor if you may benefit from post-exposure prophylaxis, the sooner the better. HIV PCR test, if negative at 12 weeks after exposure, would rule out HIV infection. ...Read more
Pcr test negative after 12 days exposure duo lab test negative after 3 weeks eposure am I hiv free?
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
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
Is it possible to have a cluster of white puss bumps without having herpes because I recently had a blood PCR test and my result came back negative?
Hi I m male and received oral sex from hiv positive person (didn't know). pcr test at 19 days, 4th gen at 29-43 days post expusure. My chances?
HIV testing: Yes. Of course. It is accurate from 14 days post exposure. ...Read more
Pointless?: How would you know you were exposed to HTLV1? If you've simply had a sexual exposure you are concerned about, HTLV testing should not have been done. Why test at all? ...Read more
Highly probable: This is almost invariably the case.Get a more detailed answer ›
Be glad: You're not infected. Love safely from now on and be grateful for your health. ...Read more
Is an Hiv Pcr test result reliable if taken 10 days and 20 hours (almost 11)after the exposure?? Thank you
Very good, not 100%: Around 95% of newly infected people have positive PCR tests by 10-11 days. So your result is very reassuring, but for conclusive testing also have an antibody test (or duo test, i.e. antibody + p24 antigen) at 4 weeks. In the meantime, you can relax, especially if your exposure was not particularly high risk, e.g. unprotected anal sex with an infected or high risk male partner. ...Read more
Influenza is a viral respiratory infection that causes cough, fever, chills, sore throat, muscle aches and headache. While most healthy people suffer few complications from the flu, it can be deadly for pregnant women, babies and children, the elderly and those with weak immune systems. That's why it's so important to get the flu shot to protect yourself ...Read more