Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Home AIDS Test

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

U.S. Panel Will Consider Home AIDS Test

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA)'s Blood Products Advisory Committee meets today to consider whether to recommend approval of an over-the-counter HIV test. Many public health experts believe at-home HIV testing could help reduce the number of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

BBC TWO Television Documentary Renews Criticism of GSK for Testing HIV/AIDS Drugs in Children's Home

A BBC TWO television documentary, titled "Guinea Pig Kids ," scheduled to air on Tuesday has renewed criticism of GlaxoSmithKline for sponsoring trials of HIV/AIDS-related medicines at Incarnation Children's Center in New York City, Reuters ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Wall Street Journal Examines OraQuick Oral HIV Test as At-Home Test

The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday examined Bethlehem, Pa.-based OraSure Technologies ' oral OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV 1/2 Antibody Test and the company's goal to make it available for at-home use (Koons, Wall Street Journal , 4/12). The oral... Read more »
Ask the Experts

home access express HIV-1 +, any confirmatory home test?

i tested positive with the Home Access Express HIV-1 test system. is there any HOME TESTING that's confirmatory? how can i purchase it?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
No, and you should have this repeated and with a confirmatory test through a clinical laboratory.... Read more »

Just tested positive with Core HIV 1+2 Rapid home test kit

Well, I got my hands on a HIV 1+2 Rapid home test kit made by Core. A pharmacist can me the rapid test since I could not pick my self and test readings came out positive. Remember I am the guy who is currently in a third world country on business...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.A positive rapid HIV test is considered to be only preliminarily positive. You would need a more specific test, such as a confirmatory Western Blot test, before being diagnosed HIV positive.My assessment of your risk remains unchanged. See... Read more »

Self test kits (HOME ACCESS EXPRESS TEST)

Dear Rob,Sometime ago I indicated that my wife is pregant, now at 7 & 1/2 months. She was diagonised to be HIV positive.Well, I decided to take some tests but my result shows a clean bill, i.e. negative. I have repeatedly taken the self-test for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The only FDA-approved home test kit for HIV is the Home Access Express test. It is very accurate with sensitivity and specificity both approaching 100%. (See below.)Dr. BobHome Access Kits?Sep 3, 2005 Can you tell me if the Home Access test... Read more »

IFU HIV TEST (HOME TEST)

Hola en esta ocacion me gustaria sber que tan efectiv son esatas pruebas caseras??? tanto como una elisa? si estoy a mas de tres meses de mi exposicion es segura?...
Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Response from Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Frascino Medical Group
Hay una prueba casera aprobada por La Administracin de Drogas y Alimentos (FDA) que se llama The Home Access HIV-1 Test System. Es tan precisa como una ELISA. En la inmensa mayora de casos, un examen a tres meses o ms de la exposicin potencial es... Read more »
Connect With Others

HOME ACCESS is the ONLY home test one should use

Posted by DUDE
If you used the HOMEACCESS (FDA approved) HIV anti-body test, and it was >6 months past your last test,
you are HIV negative. The test is FDA approved, which is the government's way of saying it's safe and very reliable. It is the same
test used by... Read more »

MIRATES TEST HOME RAPID TEST

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Can anyone tell me if they have used the Mirates self home test with rapid results. This test has been approved in many of the EU countries. It's not a scam test like so many others. It's a real approved HIV test from the Netherlands. Can you get... Read more »

Rapid HIV test home kits

Posted by rustychaucer5968, 2 Replies
Hi, I just read a post in another forum here that an HIV + individual experimented with a 3 HIV home assessments and got two negatives and one positive. He is HIV positive but tested negative twice n the home kits . Could the 4 rapid HIV tests from... Read more »