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HIV Test Kit and Epididymitis

Greetings! I am a soldier stationed in Iraq. Just over three months ago, I went to New Zealand for my mid-deployment vacation. I had unprotected sex with a local girl. I have no reason to believe that I have a STD (aside from being told that I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Soldier,Unfortunately I don't have any firsthand knowledge about First Diagnostic's products, as they are not FDA approved. That doesn't mean they are not accurate; it just means that either they haven't applied for FDA approval status or that... Read more »

HIV Test validity (Geodesic Meditech HIV TEST YOURSELF test kit )

Doctor, either a valid test needs to be made available to the public otherwise people will use... Read more »

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

Hello Dr. Bob, Sorry for the repititious question today, as I have not received an answer yet so I... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Avoid Unapproved Home HIV Test Kits, Could Yield False Results: Health Canada

...said it will respond appropriately. In the meantime, Canadian consumers should not purchase Clean Testing or similar at-home HIV test kits from the Internet or other sources, Health Canada said. Those who have used a home HIV test kit should... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Testing Kits to Be Distributed to Residents in Washington, D.C., This Week

... On Wednesday, a national HIV testing campaign called "Don't? Guess? Test!" is making a "controversial move" by distributing free HIV testing kits that have not Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zimbabwe's Public Health System "Dissolving," Running Out of Medications, Supplies, Including HIV Test Kits

...25% of the population is HIV-positive, nurses at Parirenyatwa Hospital in the capital city Harare said that there have been no HIV test kits since November (Wines, New York Times , 2/5). About 3,000 Zimbabweans die of AIDS-related diseases each... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Federal Court Issues Restraining Order to Prevent Sales, Distribution of "Discreet" Home HIV Test Kits

...Federal Trade Commission and issued a temporary restraining order to prevent the sale and distribution of "defective" home HIV test kits, according to an FTC release . According to FTC, the kits' maker, Seville Marketing of British Columbia,... Read more »
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At Home HIV Testing Kits

Posted by nuthugger24, 2 Replies
...heard something about it on the internet before. One thing is when its delivered to me will the person delivering it know its a HIV test kit? I dont want anyone to know so that may be a problem. I wonder if they are easy to use? Anyway, anyone... Read more »

4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...to possess both sensitivity (to detect infection) and specificity (to detect noninfection). In the United States, screening tests for HIV must be licensed by the FDA, regardless of whether they are used for screening blood, diagnosis, or... Read more »

Do all newborns in us get tested for Hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Do they automatically test newborns for hiv in the us? Read more »

Do not give blood as an hiv "test"!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Also, do not lie on your risk questionaire when they ask you about your risks prior to donating. The only acceptable way to test for hiv is to get an FDA approved test at a clinic, or doctor's office, or the Home Access sample collection kit.... Read more »