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CDC National Prevention Information Network

Ohio: Local Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Health Board Seeks Home for Needle Disposal Boxes

This article was reported by Chillicothe Gazette . The Chillicothe Gazette reported that Ohio's Paint Valley Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Health (ADAMH) board soon would post a pole-mounted, metal collection box specifically for discarded needles.... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Launches New Resource on How to Safely Dispose of Needles and Other Sharps

FDA launched a new website, Needles and Other Sharps (Safe Disposal Outside of Health Care Settings) , for patients and caregivers on the safe disposal of needles and other so-called "sharps" that are used at home, at work and while traveling. HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Doctor, Mechanical Engineer Developing Disposable Plastic Hypodermic Needles to Prevent Spread of HIV, Hepatitis

A doctor who works for CDC 's National Immunization Program and a mechanical engineer from the Georgia Institute of Technology have received a $60,000 seed grant to develop disposable plastic hypodermic needles for use in developing countries to... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Disposable needles

Hi. I was wondering if it is required in the USA for all HIV testing facilities to use single use disposable needles? Is there any risk of a needle being reused? I never noticed the whole process and got a bit scared. Thanks for your help!...
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
Because of the risk of blood borne transmission of many different diseases (HIV, hepatitis B and C viruses among others), current practice is to use single use, disposable needles only once. In fact one of the major risk factors for transmission of... Read more »

did not wash hands after disposing the condoms

Dear Doctor, I had sex with a prostitute few weeks ago, unfortunately, i did not wash my hands after disposing the condoms, what are the chances of contracting HIV?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex... Read more »

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 »

IFU HIV TEST (HOME TEST)

Hola en esta ocacion me gustaria sber que tan efectiv son esatas pruebas caseras??? tanto como una elisa? si estoy a mas de tres meses de mi exposicion es segura?...
Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Response from Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Frascino Medical Group
Hay una prueba casera aprobada por La Administracin de Drogas y Alimentos (FDA) que se llama The Home Access HIV-1 Test System. Es tan precisa como una ELISA. En la inmensa mayora de casos, un examen a tres meses o ms de la exposicin potencial es... Read more »
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HOME ACCESS is the ONLY home test one should use

Posted by DUDE
If you used the HOMEACCESS (FDA approved) HIV anti-body test, and it was >6 months past your last test,
you are HIV negative. The test is FDA approved, which is the government's way of saying it's safe and very reliable. It is the same
test used by... Read more »

At Home Hiv Test

Posted by bigfrog88, 1 Reply
Good day all.
I recently was tested using an At home HIv Test Generation 3 called iCare Anti Hiv 1 and 2 test. This test is USAID approved and i verified the lot number with the manufactor. Tested 10 weeks out. Is this a sufficent test or do i... Read more »

home HIV test????

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
have anyone tried the 3-min HIV home test? If anyone know about them or tried them please tell if I can trust them or not. tell me everything about them? They seem cheaper. Thanx

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