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Confirmatory Test Of Chancroid

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home access express HIV-1 +, any confirmatory home test?

i tested positive with the Home Access Express HIV-1 test system. is there any HOME TESTING that's confirmatory? how can i purchase it?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
No, and you should have this repeated and with a confirmatory test through a clinical laboratory.... Read more »

DNA PCR - A Confirmatory Test?

Dr. Holodniy, is a Qualitative DNA PCR considered to be a confirming diagnostic test? If so, who... Read more »

is rapid test confirmatory

hi doc.my wife did her test when she got pregnant. we discovered she was +. on the next day, i did... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Important STDS

Chancroid    Cytomegalovirus Infections    Molluscum Contagiosum Pubic ("Crab") Lice    Scabies    HTLV-I and II As medical science has become more precise in diagnosing infectious diseases, the list of known sexually transmitted... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Update: HIV Counseling and Testing Using Rapid Tests -- United States, 1995

Approximately 25 million persons each year in the United States are tested for antibody to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Publicly funded counseling and testing (CT) programs conduct approximately 2.5 million ofthese tests each year. CT can... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Supplemental Testing for Confirmation of Reactive Oral Fluid Rapid HIV Antibody Tests

In March 2004, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the OraQuick® Rapid HIV-1 Antibody Test (OraSure Technologies, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) for use with oral fluid by trained personnel as a point-of-care test to aid in the diagnosis of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Testing for HIV

Should I get tested? How long after a possible exposure should I wait to get tested? How do HIV tests work? What are the different HIV screening tests available in the United States? If I test HIV negative, does that mean that my sex partner... Read more »
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hey INFECTED

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was the one who suggested you test for chancroid. You said the doctor tested for chlamydia and it was negative. There are a lot of STD's out there that will give symptoms that are identical to yours. Were you prescribed anibiotics and if so what... Read more »

should i test with rapid test?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hello,
i am at my 3 month mark (12 weeks) after unprotected sex and was thinking about taking the rapid suds test so that i could find out my results right away instead of waiting 10 days but i read that these tests can have high false positive... Read more »

testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey out there Would should I feel confident if tested negative at 5 1/2 months or so???

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Question about the blood tests

Posted by tawi, 2 Replies
If the initial test came back positive (let me also add that the lab let my blood sit there fot 5 days before testing) and they do the confirmatory tests and those come back all negative... What does this mean? That I received a false positive and... Read more »