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Home Access Hiv Test At 4 Weeks

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Home Access Test 12 weeks, can I Woo Hoo or What? Or possible HIV 2! I will donate $$$$$$$$$$

I recently had a real good scare. Had about a minute of unprotected intercourse with a stripper were the condom failed. For the next 2 weeks I stressed like I never did before. At 12 days I took a qualatative DNA-PCR test which came back negative...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The information you request is well covered in the archives; consequently, I'll only comment briefly and refer you there for additional information, OK?1.Your HIV risk is relatively low, but not completely nonexistent.2.I would consider... Read more »

Home Access test for all HIV 1 Sub Types

Here is an answer I received from Home Access Customer Inquiries, when asked if their test would... Read more »

How accurate is Home Access at 3 weeks?

I took the test at 3 weeks and it was negative. I know I did the Home Access test too early, but I... Read more »
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Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Home HIV Testing -- The Good and the Bad

Recently a new option for HIV testing became available. You can now takethe HIV test at home. However, home testing is not for everyone. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved HIV home tests are as accurateas the antibody tests done in... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

First In-Home, Rapid HIV Antibody Test Approved for Use in U.S.

On July 3, 2011, FDA approved the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test, the first over-the-counter, self-administered HIV test kit to detect the presence of antibodies to human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) and type 2 (HIV-2). The OraQuick In-Home HIV... Read more »
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People With Access to Rapid HIV Tests More Likely to Get Tested, Collect Results, Study Says

People with access to rapid HIV tests are more likely to get tested and collect their results than people with access to traditional testing, according to a study presented this week by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs at the XVI... Read more »
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FDA Panel Recommends In-Home HIV Testing Kit Be Approved

The first over-the-counter HIV testing kit to offer quick in-home results may soon find its way to medicine cabinets near you. This week, a 17-member Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel unanimously recommended the FDA approve the... Read more »
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How reliable is a HomeAccess test at 13 weeks???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Anyone know? I tried calling HomeAccess but my phone died while i was waiting to talk to a counselor :(

Thanks

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7 weeks - Home Access

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I tested (-) with Home Access kit at 7 weeks. I have read that they still use first generation testing kits that pick up antibodies later then the newest EIA's - it did not make me happy. Could anyone comments on this? I tried to find a place to get... Read more »

the home access hiv test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
what kind of test is this? elisa? and is it just as good as any other test you would get at a clinic? Read more »

Home Access at 13 weeks?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I had a low risk encounter 3 months ago. I have had a lot of anxiety, and persistant neck, shoulder, arm and groin pain since 5 days after possible exposure. I read all over the place that a test at 3 months would be conclusive. So, for reasons... Read more »