Re: Home Access Kits?
Sep 4, 2005
By safe, I was asking if the kit is safe to use since the product is sold by means of decentralized distribution and possibly a third party reseller?
As a related question, say the product was tampered with- how long could HIV live on a lancet?
Thank you for your knowledge.
Response from Dr. Frascino
Oh my, the thought that you might be paranoid enough to worry that an FDA-approved test kit sold by Amazon.com would be tampered with in such a fashion that you might be at risk for HIV by being tested for HIV did actually cross my mind when you used the word "safe". But I said to myself, "Nah, nobody is that much of a neurotic wreck." Apparently I was wrong.
To answer your question, yes it's safe, but is the recorded voice on the test-result line that of a real person or an alien giving false information in a plot to secretly infect the entire planet????
Dr. Bob (or am I?)
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