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Faint Line After Rapid Hiv Test

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faint line rapid test

dear Sir! i am a male from India. i received blow job five times from a person, from 2011 to Jan 2012. i am the inserter, one time there is blood from my penis, on Apr 15 2012 i took rapid test its negative. then at Dec 1, 2012 i took another rapid...
Richard Cordova III

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Hi there,A line, no matter how faint would be considered positive. A positive rapid test should be followed up with a Western Blot as a confirmatory test. Your two subsequent negative HIV tests (well outside of the 90 day window) would imply that... Read more »

Faint line on test

Dr I took test and a very faint line came up on two test so they told me I was poz it was really... Read more »

faint HIV test

In 2012 I was pregnant and found out I was HIV positive and was on a treatment for herpers and... Read more »
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New York Times Examines Rapid HIV Testing, Debate Over OTC Use; Newsweek Profiles OraSure CEO, Oral HIV Test

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocates Mark National HIV Testing Day, Promote Use of OraQuick Rapid Tests

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General and Laboratory Considerations: Rapid HIV Tests Currently Available in the United States

Rapid HIV tests are simple to use and require little or no specialized equipment. They make it possible to provide test results at the time the test is done. Six rapid HIV tests approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are... Read more »
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Rapid oral HIV test wins FDA approval

Posted by Anonymous
Rapid oral HIV test wins FDA approval
Friday, March 26, 2004 Posted: 4:02 PM EST (2102 GMT)




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Where can I get the Rapid Oral Test

Posted by oi812Help, 1 Reply
Where can I gte the rapid oral swab test? How much does the rapid oral swab test cost? Is it conclusive? Read more »

rapid test questions

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
It's been a little over ten weeks. I was neg at 6 weeks ELISA (as I have mentioned before)
I am getting this 10 week test done so I can rationalize with my irrational fears. A 10 week negative is even stronger than a 6 week negative. And even if it... Read more »

What generaton is a rapid hiv test?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know what generaton a rapid hiv test is? I think it is third but I am not positive.


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