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Richard-dont give false info about Home Access!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Please do not state that Home Access does not pick up HIV-2 and subtypes and that the window period is extended- it isn't true! Window for Home Access is the same as all windows- it is the same test used by MOST labs in the United States. See... Read more »

HOME ACCESS TESTING HIV-1

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello everyone, I pray all are doing well. I posted 1-11-01 about the fda approved Home Access Hiv-1 testing. I was wondering if people could let me know if you think it is just as reliable as the doctor's test for hiv. I just want to be content... 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 »

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 »

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 »
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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 »

20 Years in Hell Follow Up (HOME ACCESS EXPRESS TEST, 2009)

Dear Dr. Frascino,Thank you so very much for your prompt and helpful response to my earlier question. You are providing a great service and I am certainly going to make a contribution to your foundation to help you continue with your good works....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Middle-aged Crazy,Thanks for your thanks and kind comments. Home Access Express Tests are extremely accurate with both sensitivity and specificity approaching 100%. (See below.) If this type of testing is more convenient for you, you can... Read more »

Is my 3.5 month negative home access enough

Dear Dr. Bob, Here is the deal. I want to thank you for all of the effort you put into this website, and to your foundation. What you do for people, especially the "worried wells" is amazing. I've written a few times, but have had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Wicked Scared in MA,1.Yes, it's conclusive. A six-month test is not necessary, but the option to get one is always available to you. The result will undoubtedly be negative.2.You are not infected.3.The symptoms of HIV-1 aren't really... Read more »

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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