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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 »

HIV Rapid Test Kit Question -- Donation Given to your Aids Foundation

...donating to your Aids Foundation.I have ordered an HIV rapid test kit. As I am in a remote area... Read more »

How safe are HIV rapid tests?

...Doctor Bob,I want to confirm how completely safe HIV rapid test kits are.The HIV rapid test kit... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Report Examines HIV Rapid Testing in Health Department Prevention Programs

... " Update on Implementation of HIV Rapid Testing in Health Department Supported HIV Prevention Programs ," National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors : The Read more »
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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 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 Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Over-the-Counter HIV Rapid Tests: Issue Summary

...contextual information regarding the design of proposed studies to support marketing approval of Over-the-Counter (OTC) home-use HIV test kits which includes an historical overview of rapid HIV test kit approval in the United States, and key... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Wisconsin: Area Inmates Part of HIV Rapid-Test Study

...Wisconsin, Florida, New York and Louisiana recently took part in a CDC-funded study to determine the merits of rapid-result HIV testing in jails. In Wisconsin, the tests were made available at Milwaukee House of Correction in Franklin and Rock... Read more »
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hiv rapid test 1/2

Posted by sillysausage, 1 Reply
Hi everyone, are these tests highly reliable after six months? I had a negative one today thank god, but the doc still sends all bloods off to lab to test as well. Have i anything to worry about? Read more »

HIV Rapid Testing

Posted by Anonymous
...Hello. I'm writing a story for a large, general interest Web site on HIV rapid testing, and would like to speak, or email, with anyone who has taken a rapid test. If you're interested in participating in the Read more »

How accurate is Oraquick Advice Rapid HIV Test?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
From all the articles i read the specificity on the test is 100% which means if your negative then your really negative unless your in the window period. This was the fingerprick test I tested 43 Days after exposure - negative I tested 121 days... 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. Read more »