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Accuracy Of 6 Month Hiv Test

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Accuracy of 4-Month HIV-Antibody Test

Hi, Dr. Frascino. This may be another question to add to the hypochondriac pile you probably already have =) but i figure, hey, i might as well try. I am a 19-year old female who had protected vaginal sex with a male friend (who i don't have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yep, right to the top of that ever-expanding hypochondriac pile! Good news for you, eh?First off, "protected sex" is protected, so there was essentially no risk involved, assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not fail.... Read more »

Hiv test accuracy at 6 months.Please need help.

In August 2012 i had unprotected vaginal sex with e strret sex worker which lasted for 2... Read more »

Reason for delayed raction?/accuracy of 6 months test

I have read on many sites, including this one, that although the vast majority of people can expect... 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 »
Women Alive

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire

The article below, titled "Greed and HIV," was written by Steve Whitson, Ph.D. (editor), and is reprinted from the January/February 1999 issue of Positively Aware , the monthly newsletter from Test Positive Aware Network in Chicago. You can contact... 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 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 »

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 »