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Chances HIV Test Could Have Been Wrong

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update test to "can a specialist be wrong" post (FALSE POSITIVE HIV TESTS, 2011)

Dr. Bob, I'm not sure what to say or how to react - the Orasure test results were HIV-Negative! I wonder if it's safe to assume this is a very reliable test or do you think it's still worth going any further with "Elisa/WB"...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I would consider your negative OraSure test definitive. However, if you are at all uncertain, go ahead and confirm it with an ELISA. The result will undoubtedly be negative.WOO-de-frickin-HOO! You are HIV negative! I know about 35,000,000 folks... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Firing Over HIV Drugs Ruled Wrongful

A judge in South Africa has found in favor of a doctor who was sacked by a provincial health department seven years ago. In 2001, Dr. Malcolm Naude was fired from the Mpumalanga Province Health Department for violating its prohibition against... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Swazi King's Use of Ceremony to Choose Wives Sends Wrong Message About Country's HIV/AIDS Epidemic, Critics Say

A record 50,000 young Swazi women on Friday participated in the annual "Reed Dance," a traditional ceremony performed before Swaziland's leader King Mswati III that has come to be seen as an "audition" to become the king's next wife, Reuters ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS Conference Calls for Asian Nations to Seize Chance to Reverse Epidemic

The 7th International Conference on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific ended on Tuesday in Kobe, Japan, with calls for Asian nations to seize the opportunity to reverse the epidemic before it expands across the region, Reuters AlertNet reports. In the... Read more »

The Christian Right: Wrong on AIDS

Introduction The U.S. Christian Right Influence on the International Response to AIDS PEPFAR and the Christian Right Christian Right Groups Funded by PEPFAR The Christian Right at the U.N. Opposing Women's and Children's Rights The... Read more »
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Oraquick test done wrong

Posted by Whitetailghost, 3 Replies
I took a Oraquick oral swab test and it was negative and I just realized I only swabbed both sides of my upper gums and did not do my bottom. Will that truly given a incorrect reading? I did get a C but I feel I completely did this wrong and got a... Read more »

Did I do the testing wrong?

Posted by absger, 1 Reply
I ordered 3 different testing kits (one oral swap and two blood-based tests). All three came out NEGATIVE (one line).

Yet since the documentation was in Chinese (I can't read it), I am not sure if i followed the procedures correctly and now I am... Read more »

Chance of getting HIV

Posted by sarkar, 1 Reply
Today I met a escort girl in 5 star hotel for15 minutes. We had sex with condom for less than a minute. After 3-4 stroke I ejaculated inside And immediately I pull out my penis and the condom was removed safely by the escort girl. Is there any... Read more »