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Saliva Test Kits For DHEA

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AIDS InfoNet

DHEA

...sulfate). The body can convert DHEA into DHEA-S and back again. One approach to using DHEA to maintain normal blood levels for young adults. This usually means taking 200 milligrams of DHEA either once or twice a day. A blood or saliva test can measure the amount of DHEA in your blood. This can help determine how much DHEA to take and whether your level is where you want it to be. DHEA levels vary during the day, so you should do each test at...
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HIV Test validity (Geodesic Meditech HIV TEST YOURSELF test kit )

Doctor, either a valid test needs to be made available to the public otherwise people will use other means. Im convinced on this .... its time the government gets with the program and makes FDA approved tests available, otherwise people will use...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(immunofluorescent assay). Sensitivity and specificity approach 100%.I have no control over when or if additional FDA-approved test kits will be available over the counter. If someone chooses to use one of the non-approved kits simply because... Read more »

Self test kits (HOME ACCESS EXPRESS TEST)

Dear Rob,Sometime ago I indicated that my wife is pregant, now at 7 & 1/2 months. She was diagonised to be HIV positive.Well, I decided to take some tests but my result shows a clean bill, i.e. negative. I have repeatedly taken the self-test for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Access Express test. It is very accurate with sensitivity and specificity both approaching 100%. (See below.)Dr. BobHome Access Kits?Sep 3, 2005 Can you tell me if the Home Access test kits sold on Amazon.com are safe? Thanks. Response from Dr.... Read more »

Test kits

Do you know of any chain type stores that sell over the counter FDA approved HIV test kits? One that you send a sample and call number for results. Thank you.
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Visit the Home Access website for more information about ordering their kit or finding out store locations. Do not buy any other brands over the internet or elsewhere. Home Access is the only FDA approved Read more »

Home test kit

Hi,I read some documents that say HIV1/2 home test kit(wait 1-5 minutes to get result) is not accurate, sometime show false negative.Is this true?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...antibody tests could show false negative results if testing is performed within 4 weeks of infection. If you are contemplating home kits sold over the internet, the only currently FDA approved home kit is the HomeAcess kit for HIV-1.MH Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...(800) 342-2437. The most common HIV test is a blood test. Newer tests can detect HIV antibodies in mouth fluid (not the same as saliva), a scraping from inside the cheek, or urine. "Rapid" HIV test results are available within 10 to 30 minutes... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...sensitive for detecting the presence of HIV antibodies. In most cases, a blood sample is tested, but other types of ELISAs that use saliva and urine have also been developed. The actual ELISA takes 3.5 to 4 hours, but most test sites send... Read more »
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Fuzeon

...possible, unless it is almost time for your next dose. Do not double up on your next dose. AWP: $2,973.04 / month for 90 mg kit Manufacturer contact: Roche Pharmaceuticals and Trimeris, www.rocheusa.com , www.trimeris.com , ... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...(232-4636) is available to answer questions about HIV testing and refer you to testing sites in your area. You can also purchase a kit that allows you to collect your own blood sample at home, send it to a lab for testing, and receive the... Read more »
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At Home HIV Testing Kits

Posted by nuthugger24, 2 Replies
...something about it on the internet before. One thing is when its delivered to me will the person delivering it know its a HIV test kit? I dont want anyone to know so that may be a problem. I wonder if they are easy to use? Anyway, anyone with any... Read more »

Home Testing Kits?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I found an online site http://www.htkits.com/ that claims their home testing kits for HIV is 99% accurate. Is there any truth to this? Can I trust those results? Has Read more »

Anyone know these home test kits? dodgy?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I rushed out and ordered one of these ones due to the fact that lately I've gotten very nervous even though after unprotected sex I had no symptoms and no other std's over 18 months ago. Are these tests dodgy? anyone know anything about them? Here's... Read more »

Switch625 - HIV Saliva Test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Switch - what do you know about the HIV saliva test being used by some insurance companies as a substitute for blood testing ? Is is accurate and how does it work ? Read more »