Did you know that we can demonstrate the presence of various viruses and bacteria through their presence in DNA?
Examples of detectable viruses and bacteria in DNA
HIV-1, HIV-2 and Tropheryma whipplei and Covid-19 can be detected via PCR testing.
If, for example, you are the victim of a prick, cut or bite accident, you have to take heavy medication to prevent you from getting AIDS. Through an HIV test you can immediately know whether you are infected or not.
Whipple's disease is a rare infectious disease caused by the bacterium Tropheryma whipplei. Because of the wide variety of clinical manifestations and rarity of the disease, it is often diagnosed late.