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Accuracy Of 20 Min Hiv Test

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Accuracy Oral Test

I just tested positive on the oral 20 min test. I am male. I had sex with a woman and used a condom. The reason for the test was shingles. I have no other symptoms. the 2nd line on the test was bearly visible. Could the test be wrong(no other...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
The oral test is very good, but like all tests for HIV it is not perfect. Moreover, it does need to be confirmed by a Western blot. I would wait to see the results of the Western blot and if there remains uncertaintly consider repeat... Read more »

accuracy of test

What is the accuracy of test after 3 months? 97%.What is the accuracy of test after 6 months? I... Read more »
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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

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 »
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 »
TheBody.com

Making HIV Testing Routine in the Heart of Harlem: Creating Unique Partnerships to Promote HIV Prevention and Testing

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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 »