Hiv Quick Test
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Innovative Rapid HIV Test Appears to Detect Acute HIV; OraQuick Rapid Saliva Tests Found to Be Not Very Accurate for High Risk TestersMy name's Chris Pilcher and I'm a HIV researcher from UCSF [University of California, San Francisco]. I'm principally interested in HIV diagnostics and particularly in detecting and managing acute HIV infection. The poster is appropriately titled,... Read more »
Six Testing Sites Discontinue Use of OraQuick Oral HIV Test as FDA, CDC Investigate False-Positive ResultsAt least six testing sites in San Francisco, New York City and Los Angeles earlier this month discontinued use of OraSure Technologies ' oral OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV 1/2 Antibody Test, as CDC and FDA investigate reports of an abnormal number of... Read more »
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Rocky Mountain CARESHiThe testing guidelines for HIV are to be initially tested at 3 weeks post exposure and then again at 90 days. As long as there are no other exposures happened during this time frame than the results are conclusive.Your results are conclusive!Be... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Relax Max! A cortisone shot for eczema given 1.5 months prior to your exposure will not affect the validity of your definitive three-month (from the date of exposure) HIV-antibody test. Likewise, your use of topical cortisone will not affect... Read more »
Chicago Black Gay Mens CaucusThanks for your question,Your 12th week test tells us that you did not get HIV from this "high risk exposure."The reason I use quotation marks is because HIV is a relatively hard virus to get, everything needs to be in place for... Read more »
Test Positive Aware NetworkHi there:None of the symptoms you describe make me think they are HIV related. Your tests post 90 days were conclusive. Oral swabs have a higher incidence of false-positives, but you can trust the results of a negative result, post 90 days.Bottom... Read more »
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Posted by CALEXIS, 2 RepliesHello guys!
I have one question:
Do you have any experience on HIV/Chlamydia/Syphillis/Gonorrhea quick test?
It is safe and confident?
I've been searching about this topic because I will get tested in a clinic which perform those kind of tests.
I'm from... Read more »
Posted by bless4u, 3 Replieshow long does it take for the antibodies to form on test there story says it can lay dormant . Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replyoutside the body? How long would it live on someones clothes? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI just found out the tests I've been taking are called Hiv chromotography, are these as sensitive as the elisa method?
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