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Hiv Rapid Test

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Drug interactions affecting result of HIV rapid test

Dr. Frascino,Recently I was tested using the OraQuick advance rapid HIV test (oral swab) and the test was negative. I am currently on HCTZ (diurectic) pill for hypertension. Would this medication affect the outcome of the test. If the test was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Nope!Dr. Bob... Read more »

HIV from Rapid Test?

I was tested for HIV by the rapid finger prick method (came back negative)...one month later I had... 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... 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 report is based on a survey conducted by NASTAD of state and local health... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Over-the-Counter HIV Rapid Tests: Issue Summary

Below is 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... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Wisconsin: Area Inmates Part of HIV Rapid-Test Study

Inmates in 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... 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 »
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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 story, please email me at... 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.


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Rapid HIV tests. PLEASE help!

Posted by asdf646, 2 Replies
Can anyone please give me any information about the accuracy of rapid HIV tests ( particularly the unigold finger prick).

I've had a negative result at 3, 6, and 12 months post exposure, but for some reason, I can't get the HIV scare out of my mind.... Read more »