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What the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test Means for HIV Treatment and Prevention: A Panel Discussion

May 25, 2012

What the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test Means for HIV Treatment and Prevention: A Panel Discussion

On March 15, an FDA panel voted unanimously that the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test from OraSure Technologies, Inc., was safe and effective for determining a person's HIV status. The OraQuick test is poised to become the first over-the-counter, in-home HIV test on the market.

AIDS United Senior Vice President Vignetta Charles and Vice President of Policy and Advocacy Ronald Johnson were joined by Ed Gadson, a Client Advocate with the community-based organization Helping Individual Prostitutes Survive (HIPS), to discuss the implications of the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test on HIV treatment and prevention efforts.

Watch the video of the panel discussion:



  
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