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Home Access 3 Months Vs 6 Months

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Is Home Access test conclusive at 6 months?

Dr. Kull,I tested negative at 6 months post exposure with a sex worker. Can I consider this conclusive, or do I need further confirmation. I began having exema rashes on my fingers after the exposure, so I'm concerned I may be a late serconverter.
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Home Access considers their testing methods to have greater than 99.9% accuracy when used 6 or more months after exposure. For more information, vistit the Home Access website by clicking on the add on the top right corner of this Read more »

3 month Window Period or Six Month Window Period (WINDOW PERIOD, 6 WEEKS v 3MONTHS v 6 MONTHS)

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Big weenie guy once again (6 WEEKS VS 3 MONTHS VS 6 MONTHS, 2009)

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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...on any HIV test should be confirmed with a second test. Home test kits: You can't test yourself for HIV at home. The "Home Access" test kit is only designed to collect a sample of your blood. You send the sample to a laboratory where it is... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...new DNA test, called Cervista HPV 16/18, is not available in doctors' offices, but should start arriving within the next few months. In MSM, a clear relationship has not yet been determined between a high DNA HPV load and the cell changes that... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Cases of HIV and AIDS in the US. www.cdc.gov/hiv/topics/women/resources.htm (accessed 5/26/09), 2007 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Leading Causes of Death in Females... Read more »
The Well Project

Drug Approval: Moving Drugs From the Laboratory to the Pharmacy

...drug company submits a New Drug Application (NDA) to the FDA. These applications are up to 100,000 pages long and take up to 16 months to review! The FDA reviews the data in order to decide if the benefits of the drug outweigh the risks and if... Read more »
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Window period & Home Access test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...It has been slightly over 4 months since my highest risk exposure and I just received my Home Access test in the mail yesterday. If i were to wait 2 more months to the "conclusive" 6 month period, would the Home Access test still Read more »

home access

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Please i'm in the "Window Period" and i would like to know how accurate are Home Access after 12 weeks, any response to this question will be appreciate, Thanks. Read more »

Home Access, negative at 2 months

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi everyone, I just got my 2 months result from Home Access, it's NEGATIVE! I know it's not conclusive, but I can at least breath a little easier now. I actually talked to a counselor Read more »

6 Week Negative Home Access

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...If 50% would present by week 4 what is the percentage for week 6? Should I test at week 8 or just wait out till the 3 month mark? Read more »