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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

Leaders from the business, civic, faith, entertainment and media communities are joining together today to support National HIV Testing Day in an effort to raise awareness about the importance of HIV testing and encourage people to get tested, the... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Innovative Rapid HIV Test Appears to Detect Acute HIV; OraQuick Rapid Saliva Tests Found to Be Not Very Accurate for High Risk Testers

My 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Six Testing Sites Discontinue Use of OraQuick Oral HIV Test as FDA, CDC Investigate False-Positive Results

At 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 »
Ask the Experts

2014 HIV OraQuick Test Accuracy

I participated in high-risk activity in college. I graduated 1.5 years ago. I have since not participated in any high-risk activity. I took 2 oral oraquick tests and then 2 blood oraquick tests at planned parenthood. All these tests were negative....
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe 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 »

Your comment on crotisone Shot affecting HIV antibody testing, quick donation

Hello Dr. Bob,Thanks for answering my question earlier. I had oral insertive sex (she licked/sucked my penis twice, spitted on it) all unprotected and then applied condom and gave me oral sex. I think the Sex worker was HIV +. I had an DNA PCR at 15...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,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 »

"2 Negative Quick Rapid HIV test but I am losing weight"

Hello everybody. I am a 30 yr old straight male - First off I've been reading this forum since a high risk exposure. I want to thank every single person who had the courage and strength to disclose their experience w/ the www (God Bless.) I...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks 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 »

Please advise on current status. Do I need more testing or is it conclusive with OraQuick Rapid Oral Fluid Test

I was communicating with Dr. Bob from The Body just before his passing and I was working in a remote area of South Africa at the time I was exposed and then communicating with Dr. Bob. Since Dr. Bob's passing I am unable to get any info to...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi 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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Quick test of HIV

Posted by CALEXIS, 2 Replies
Hello 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 »

hiv oral quick vs blood test

Posted by bless4u, 3 Replies
how long does it take for the antibodies to form on test there story says it can lay dormant . Read more »

has it been proven with tests HIV dies quickly...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
outside the body? How long would it live on someones clothes? Read more »

Hiv testing effectiveness please answer quick

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I 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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