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What does bDNA stand for?

bDNA stands for Branched DNA (biochemistry)

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Some of these include branched DNA, hybrid capture, transcription-mediated amplification, cleavase-based assays, home-brew fluorescence in situ hybridization assays (where the DNA of interest is ordered using public genomic databases and fluorescently labeled in house), Invader assay, strand displacement assays and pyrosequencing.
These tests, using polymerase chain reaction (PCR) or branched DNA (bDNA) technology, offered a more direct method of measuring the treatment effect on the virus in blood, as well as other tissue compartments, compared to measuring p24 antigen or CD4 cells.
The guidelines advise considering treatment in these patients if the plasma viral load of HIV RNA rises to 30,000 copies/mL, as measured by the branched DNA test.