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PEP and accuracy of HIV testing

Hi Doctor Frascino,I've had unprotected anal and oral sex with the same guy for about 1.5 months. He ejaculated multiple times in my anus. On the 28th day post last exposure, I tested negative for the ELISA and Rapid tests. Also on that day, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I do not understand why you were given PEP a full 28 days after your last potential exposure. PEP is not felt to be beneficial if begun more than 72 hours after an HIV exposure. My strong advice is that you discontinue PEP immediately and that... Read more »

PEP impact on accuracy of HIV tests

After a significant exposure, and being placed on post-exposure prophylactic medication within 50... Read more »

PEP and HIV Test Accuracy

Hello Dr. Frascino.First, thank you for all the time you take to answer all of our questions.... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Head-to-Head Comparison of Accuracy of a Rapid Point-of-Care HIV Test With Oral Versus Whole-Blood Specimens: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

In the current study, the researchers sought to establish whether a convenient, non-invasive HIV test that uses oral fluid was accurate compared with using the same test with blood-based specimens. The systematic review and meta-analysis compared... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Panel Calls on Orasure to Devise Trials to Test Accuracy, Safety of OraQuick Oral HIV Test

The FDA Blood Products Advisory Committee in a public hearing on Friday told Bethlehem, Pa.-based OraSure Technologies that it must devise a clinical study to test the accuracy and safety of its oral OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV 1/2 Antibody Test... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Utilizing the Internet to Test for Sexually Transmitted Infections: Results of a Survey and Accuracy Testing

Acknowledging that searching the World Wide Web for information about sexually transmitted infections is common, the authors carried out the current study to determine which Internet sites offer STI testing and to obtain information about the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rape Survivors Should Be Given Access to PEP to Prevent HIV Transmission, Opinion Piece Says

Although giving a "rape survivor the option of forcing a suspect to be tested for HIV under court order would seem to be useful for the survivor's health and peace of mind," mandatory "HIV testing doesn't get rape survivors access to what they need... Read more »
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Testing for Hiv-accuracy of test after Exposure!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Anyone please help with this one!! IF you had a possible exposure to Hiv, how long Before Tests will pick up the infection, and how accurate are the rapid Hiv tests against the Elisa tests? If you are Elisa negative at 8 weeks after infection and 12... Read more »

Accuracy of Anti-hiv 1&2 (recombinant antigen) blood test? Please help!

Posted by Burgundy11, 1 Reply
I did a Anti-hiv 1&2 (recombinant antigen) blood test 5months after my exposure. The result was negative. How accurate is the result?! Read more »

HIV Rapid Oral Fluid Test Accuracy.

Posted by Baily, 1 Reply
Does anyone know about HIV rapid oral fluid test's accuracy. I have been reading mixed reviews that the rapid oral test has a history of false negitives and does not preform as what the manufactor claims >99%.

I tested with an oral fluid test at... Read more »

Accuracy of HIV antibody tests

Posted by Faith1970, 1 Reply
My 12 week test(86 days), was HIV negative. My test was HIV 1/0/2 antibody ICMA by labcorp. I don't understand the different types of testing such as 3rd generation, etc. How is the average person suppose to know what generation of test they are... Read more »