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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test for HIV Rapid Tests for HIV Home HIV Antibody Tests Urine Test for HIV RNA / NAAT Testing For-Profit Test Sites Testing Issues for Specific Populations Pregnant Women Newborns and Children Immigrants Military Personnel Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? ...
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Oraquick Advance Test Confusion (RELIABILITY OF ORAQUICK TESTS, 2009)

Dr BobI tested negative using the Oraquick Advance HIV 1/2 rapid test. I started reading some things on line that stated the accuracy of the rapid test was not as good as the standard ELISA test and had a higher rate of false negative test. This...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...question!1)With all the recent reports on Orasure testing, would you say the mouth swab and finger prick methods are still accurate testing methods as long as you test after the window period?2)Do you recommend using those methods?Thanks Dr. Bob... Read more »

Rapid Test Accuracy..Scared and Donating to You

Dr BobI have read recent reports, one on TheBody, that says the OraSure Advance Test is not very accurate. I tested negative at 15 weeks since last possible exposure using a fingerprick Rapid Test. Should I now get retested using another test? ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...negatives. An assessment of OraQuick Advance was performed between February and October 2007, which included 849 adults who visited the emergency department at Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital. Of the 849 adults consenting to rapid HIV... Read more »

Donation Sent; Question Regarding Oraquick (RELIABILITY OF ORAQUICK ORAL TESTS, 2009)

Hi Dr. Bob....I sent a donation (cheque) 3 weeks ago via mail but I dont believe that the money has been withdrawn yet. I am in Canada, so maybe it'll take a little longer.I wanted to ask for follow-up information regarding the issue with the rapid...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...negatives. An assessment of OraQuick Advance was performed between February and October 2007, which included 849 adults who visited the emergency department at Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital. Of the 849 adults consenting to rapid HIV... Read more »

Thanks(Breaking news (FALSE POSITIVE ORAQUICK TESTS)

thanks for your info. I would love to know, we you think after you read about it. The news was posting on your site and came from some confrence that just took place. again thank you so much for all u doBreaking News? (RELIABILITY OF ORAQUICK ORAL...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...given by a fellow San Franciscan, Shelly Facente, the coordinator for evaluation and quality assurance for the HIV Counseling, Testing, and Linkage programs in the San Francisco Department of Health. She was evaluating reports of unusually high... Read more »
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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 Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

HHS Extends Use of Rapid HIV Test to New Sites Nationwide

...has extended the availability of a recently approved rapid HIV test from the current 38,000 laboratories to more than 100,000 sites, including physician offices and HIV counseling centers. "Ensuring the widespread availability of a rapid HIV test... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rapid HIV Testing in Emergency Departments -- Three U.S. Sites, January 2005-March 2006

...subject to at least two limitations. First, HIV testing was not offered to all patients or to a statistical sample of patients visiting the participating sites; therefore, those who were tested might not be representative of all persons seeking... Read more »
The Body PRO

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

...have sex with men [MSM]. All of these patients had blood drawn, had a specimen sent for either a rapid test performed at the site or a specimen simply sent off to the lab, but all of them did a have a specimen sent off to the lab. Then the... Read more »
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At Home HIV Testing Kits

Posted by nuthugger24, 2 Replies
...Hi everyone. Does anyone know anything about doing your own HIV test yourself at home? Is there such a thing? How do I get one? I think the only way I will ever be able to test is through this Read more »

rapid tests vs. ELISA (Dr. Bob's answer!!)

Posted by JillianB, 2 Replies
...that for me... Here's the question and answer.... False negative test results Mar 24, 2006 First of all, thanks for the website and all of the wonderful work you do. I had two encounters I've been worried about- one was unprotected vaginal sex... Read more »

Rapid Test?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I often see mention on Dr. Bob's site about a "rapid test" and that you can have results in 20 minutes. I have 2 questions: Where do you get these rapid test conducted? Read more »

Go for testing on the 11th

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
How conclusive would the results be at 7 and a half weeks after possible exposure? Also, Is there an alternative from waiting 10 days for test results? Thanks in advance Read more »