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We have test results HIV DNA PCR Positive (AG) Hiv - 1 Dna

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We have test results HIV DNA PCR Positive (AG) Hiv - 1 Dna detected. Specimen is positive for Hiv Proviral Dna by RT PCR
HIV 1/0/2 ABS Index value : specimen reactivity relative to the negative cutoff
HIV 1/0/2 abs qual AI repeatedly reactive
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Health Professional: TheGermDoctor, Doctor replied 6 years ago
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Does this person have HIV????
Health Professional: TheGermDoctor, Doctor replied 6 years ago

Yes- The person has a positive PCR and a positive antibody.

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Customer reply replied 6 years ago
Does this person have HIV - AIDS?
Health Professional: TheGermDoctor, Doctor replied 6 years ago

AIDS is diagnosed based on symptoms, and what the person's CD4 ( T count) is.

This test just says the person is infected with the HIV virus.

Untreated this will eventually progress to AIDS- but this test does not say what "stage" of disease the person is at now.

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