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15 Minute Home Hiv Tests

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5 Minute HIV Home test

Hi Ryan, I recently come across HIV home test kits advertised online that provides test results in 5 mins. The web site is: you think these kits are reliable. What is your take on it?Thanks...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
DO NOT use any home testing kits that are not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The only home testing kit that is FDA approved is called Home Access ( the FDA's posting of information on buying HIV test... Read more »

Testing with Discreet 3 minute vs Home Access

Dear Dr.,First of all, thank you and all the staff for the great work you are doing. You provide so... Read more »

15 minute test

Dear Mr. Sowadsky, Someone I know told me that he went for an HIV test that required only 15... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: AHF to Launch Nation's First One-Minute HIV Testing at the Abbey in West Hollywood

On Saturday, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) planned to become the first community-based HIV-testing program in the United States to provide HIV test results in one minute. AHF introduced the new test at a gala event at the Abbey with testing... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

MedMira's Three-Minute HIV Test Wins Regulatory Approval in China

After receiving distribution approval from China's State Drug Administration, a Canadian biotech company is rushing to produce 250,000 rapid HIV tests for the nation. "The Chinese government has finally acknowledged this is a problem. Now they're... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Wall Street Journal Examines OraQuick Oral HIV Test as At-Home Test

The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday examined Bethlehem, Pa.-based OraSure Technologies ' oral OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV 1/2 Antibody Test and the company's goal to make it available for at-home use (Koons, Wall Street Journal , 4/12). The oral... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Approves at-Home HIV Test, Available in October

The FDA has approved an at-home HIV test that gives results in under 40 minutes. The tests should be available in stores in October. The New York Times : Rapid H.I.V. Home Test Wins Federal Approval After decades of controversy, the Food and Drug... Read more »
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home HIV test????

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
have anyone tried the 3-min HIV home test? If anyone know about them or tried them please tell if I can trust them or not. tell me everything about them? They seem cheaper. Thanx

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Opinions on home testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have seen sites on the internet that sell new HIV test kits that will give you the results within three minutes. You place a fw drops of blood and if there are two lines your positive, one line, negative. Almost like a prregnancy test. Has anyone... Read more »

Home Testing

Posted by Trophy
Home Testing Maybe Around The Corner

Swab the inside of your mouth. Put that swab into a vial of test fluid, and 20 minutes later you'll learn whether you're infected with the virus that causes AIDS.

The OraQuick Advance test is already widely... Read more »

5 minutes, 5 months of Anxiety HELP!

Posted by GlassHalfFull, 3 Replies
Hi ! I am new to this site & i want to first start off by saying what a great place this is! I have browsed all over the internet & this seems to be the most informative and helpful community when it comes to HIV. But let's get down to the... Read more »