HIV RNA PCR test is a type of test to detect HIV much earlier than the conventional tests. This test is also used to measure the activity of the HIV virus in a HIV positive person.
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Query: Hello doctor, My question is related to HIV 2 RNA PCR qualitative test from a reputed lab. We presume that the qualitative test will answer as detected/not detected. But in this test, there is the issue of sensitivity limit as 100IU/ml, meaning that specimen having viral load < 100 copies/ml can... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern and try to relieve your worry. None of the tests having 100% sensitivity and specificity, every tests having some limitations. Therefore if there is any doubt, we need to do multiple tests. But in your case, you have elapsed more th... Read Full »