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Hiv Home Test Safety

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Panel Calls on Orasure to Devise Trials to Test Accuracy, Safety of OraQuick Oral HIV Test

The FDA Blood Products Advisory Committee in a public hearing on Friday told Bethlehem, Pa.-based OraSure Technologies that it must devise a clinical study to test the accuracy and safety of its oral OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV 1/2 Antibody Test... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Wall Street Journal Examines OraQuick Oral HIV Test as At-Home Test

The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday examined Bethlehem, Pa.-based OraSure Technologies ' oral OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV 1/2 Antibody Test and the company's goal to make it available for at-home use (Koons, Wall Street Journal , 4/12). The oral... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: OraSure Begins Studies for its Home HIV Test

OraSure Technologies announced Wednesday it has launched studies of its rapid-result HIV test for in-home use by consumers. The company is conducting lab-based research and plans further clinical studies under an investigational device exemption... Read more »
Ask the Experts

The safety of unapprobed test

Hello. I am a girl who is worried about non fda approved home test kit. Sorry for my english. but I need your help.I ordered an hiv saliva test kitI knew the kit is not approved by FDA and other organizations after i ordered it. But To cancel wasnt...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.HIV test kits, approved or unapproved, do not contain infectious virus! That would be dangerous (and illegal), as it would be a biohazard/health risk.HIV test kits may lack FDA approval for several reasons. For instance, they may not have been... 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 »

safety about hiv rapid test pad

hi, Dr Robert;I Have read some of your answers regarding the safety of rapid test pad. according to your answer, seems those rapid test pads do not contain any infecious virus, and made of bio combinants. does that mean MOST rapid test kit in the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,It means all rapid test kits (and other HIV testing assays) on the market are safe, do not contain any virus and pose absolutely no risk for possible infection.Dr. Bob... 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 »

safety of testing at state run std clinics... plea

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i was tested at a state run std center (did not know where else to go)and i was wondering if their is any chance a needle could be used twice? i know i am a paranoid but can any of you share what safety procedures are taken? would it be possible for... 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 »