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Home access hiv test

Posted by LynnB, 3 Replies
Well I spent the money went ahead and pricked my finger, about passed out from that I am such a wuss, and sent the sample in. Then the next morning I called and my results were not in yet. So I waited all day calling off and on the check and... Read more »

Home Access test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know how effective the FDA-Approved home access HIV test kits are? I am at 6-weeks since possible exposure and would like to know my current status. Do the labs use the 1st generation or 3rd generation ELISA when they test the blood? ... Read more »

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 »

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 HIV ACCESS TESTING?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, pray that all are well. I was just wondering the opinion on the FDA approved home access hiv-1 test. Should I be comfortable with the negative results? Or would the doctor's office results be more reliable? Thanks for the answers. GOD BLESS.... Read more »
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Home Access HIV test

I know that you get a lot of questions about HIV and accurate testing so here is one more. My husband of 15 years was having an affair. Once I found out, we split up. I was concerned about STDs, especially HIV. I took the Home Access HIV-1 test and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'm sorry to hear about your husband's passing.Your negative Home Access test two years after your last exposure to him is definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. Certainly if my reassurance is not... Read more »

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 »

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 detect all HIV-1 sub types, including the O-type:"Hello,The Home Access HIV test with detect antibodies for all subtypes of HIV-1. You should check...
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
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Home Hiv-1 Access testing?

Hi, I was wondering I know it is fda approved but is the home access hiv-1 test reliable and should I be content with the results. The last exposure was Aug.99 unprotected heter.intercourse. Tested neg. Aug 99, Feb 2000(both at dr.'s office)...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
I'm not personally experienced with the particular home test that you're using, but negative tests this long after exposure rules out HIV infection, for all intent. If there is any doubt, I'd get tested using a blood test (this can... 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 »
TheBody.com

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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Home Testing for HIV on the Way to United Kingdom After U.S. Approves Over-the-Counter Kit: Campaigners and Experts Welcome Breakthrough

The US Food and Drug Administration's July 3rd approval of an at-home HIV test kit is being lauded by HIV advocates in Britain and beyond. "We are absolutely delighted at the announcement. It marks a real sea change," said Lisa Power of the... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Views on Home-Based HIV Testing From the Front Lines

We spoke to three people about their thoughts on home-based HIV testing in Canada: Carol Major , Ontario HIV Treatment Network, Consultant Dr. Nitika Pant Pai , Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Division of Clinical Epidemiology,... Read more »