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Accuracy Of Clearview Rapid Test

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Rapid 20 minute OraQuick

Dr. Frascino,Instead of having blood drawn, can I go for the OraQuick 20 minute rapid 'gum rubbing' oral test again and expect its accuracy at the 3 month mark? I did the 'gum rubbing' oral test at 7 weeks and it was negative. Just really want to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Mr. Liberal,The OraQuick oral fluid rapid test is highly sensitive (99.6%), highly specific (99.7%) and compares favorably to blood tests. A negative OraQuick oral fluid Read more »

OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV I Antibody Negative TWICE ... but Still Petrified

Dr. Bob,I believe I sent you an e-mail a month ago about my situation. I've had two "risky"... Read more »

one positive rapid test followed by 10 negative rapid test..

Dear sir i am very much thankful to your forum. My question is i had unprotected frottage... Read more »
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Innovative Rapid HIV Test Appears to Detect Acute HIV; OraQuick Rapid Saliva Tests Found to Be Not Very Accurate for High Risk Testers

...particularly in detecting and managing acute HIV infection. The poster is appropriately titled, "A Clinical Study of Antigen/Antibody Rapid Testing for Acute HIV Infection." 1 This is a study that is unique in a couple of ways. It's... Read more »
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Early Expiration May Be Cause of Unusually High False-Positive Rates on OraQuick Rapid HIV Tests, Study Finds

...Department of Public Health. This study looked at results for about 21,000 patient tests that were done with the OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV-1/2 Antibody Test between January 2005 and December 2007, who had either an initial HIV negative result or... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

OraQuick Rapid HIV Test for Oral Fluid

... What is the significance of the FDA's approval of the OraQuick rapid HIV test for oral fluid on Mar. 26, 2004? What is the difference between the new OraQuick rapid HIV test for oral fluid and Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Oakland Tribune Examines OraQuick Rapid HIV Test That 'Could Alter' HIV Diagnosis, Treatment

...The Oakland Tribune on Monday examined the use of OraSure 's OraQuick rapid HIV test, which can deliver a result in about 20 minutes, saying that the test "could alter diagnosis and treatment for thousands." Read more »
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Rapid Testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
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rapid testing accuracy

Posted by DUVCAST, 1 Reply
...can someone here been tested positive with rapid testing, just want to know if I can trust my results, since I coming back negative at 5.5 months. Thank you for participating Read more »

RAPID TEST ACCURACY?

Posted by mike2007, 1 Reply
...Hi...I am just wondering how much I can count on the results of the Oraquick 20 min rapid test. I was tested at 6 weeks and again yesterday at 8 weeks at the clinic. Results were negative on both tests. I will get tested Read more »

Has anyone taken a rapid test before!!???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hi, I am taking my first rapid HIV test tomorrow. I am a nervous wreck. I know it is better to only have to wait 20 min for your results, instead of 2 weeks, Read more »