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Hiv Rapid Test Accuracy

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Rapid HIV Test Accuracy?

I recently had a Rapid HIV test using fingerstick done in a facility that said they were FDA approved etc... The test came out negative and I am well beyond the "window period".(4 years) Can I beleive this test? Is it as accurate as test...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Well, well, well . . . . I never really understand folks who decide to make themselves sick with anxiety and fear because they don't believe good news. Isn't there enough bad news in the world for you to be anxious about????There are... Read more »

HIV rapid blood antibody test accuracy

Hi doctor I am writing from India , what is accuracy of HIV rapid antibody test aftet 10 months... Read more »

Accuracy of Rapid HIV Test

Hello,Over a year ago, I engaged in unprotected sex (I am female). Because I had no proof of either... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Head-to-Head Comparison of Accuracy of a Rapid Point-of-Care HIV Test With Oral Versus Whole-Blood Specimens: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

In the current study, the researchers sought to establish whether a convenient, non-invasive HIV test that uses oral fluid was accurate compared with using the same test with blood-based specimens. The systematic review and meta-analysis compared... Read more »
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 »
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 »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves First Oral Fluid Based Rapid HIV Test Kit

FDA today approved the use of oral fluid samples with a rapid HIV diagnostic test kit that provides screening results with over 99 percent accuracy in as little as 20 minutes. Until now, all rapid HIV tests required the use of blood in order to get... Read more »
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HIV Rapid Oral Fluid Test Accuracy.

Posted by Baily, 1 Reply
Does anyone know about HIV rapid oral fluid test's accuracy. I have been reading mixed reviews that the rapid oral test has a history of false negitives and does not preform as what the manufactor claims >99%.

I tested with an oral fluid test at... Read more »

Rapid Test Accuracy Question. Finger Prick Method.

Posted by xrayvison, 1 Reply
I am curious and do have a question about Hiv Rapid Testing accuracy. I always test about every 3 to 6 months as I compete in combat sports and it is mandatory, and I go to planned parenthood usually and they use a rapid test and prick my finger.... Read more »

rapid testing accuracy

Posted by DUVCAST, 1 Reply
can someone here been tested positive with rapid testing, just want to know if I can trust my results, since I coming back negative at 5.5 months. Thank you for participating Read more »

Rapid 1 + 2 Test Accuracy??

Posted by jonno, 1 Reply
About 7-8 years ago I had high risk unprotected male/female vaginal sex only. This happened on one occasion.

I have now used a Core Technology Co Ltd HIV 1 + 2 Rapid Home Test twice in the last month and both have shown negative.

http://beijingcore.... Read more »