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Home Access - 1st Generation ELISA?

Dr. Holodniy,I had a question about the reliability of Home Access. I called the company and was told by a company representative they use a 1st generation ELISA. If this is the case, how can they claim their test is as accurate as one performed in...
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
See question and response to home access test from 7/9/01... Read more »

Home Access - 1st Generation ELISA?

Hi Dr. Holodniy,I had a question about the reliability of Home Access. I called the company and... Read more »

Home Access - 1st Generation ELISA?

Hi Dr. Cohen,I had a question about the reliability of Home Access. I called the company and was... Read more »
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1st generation/Home Access

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Guys: is an early generation test like HA good at 6 months even though it is only a first generation? Why are health dept.s and anon. testing places still using such old tests?? Can we really believe their results? I went their to avoid an HIV test... Read more »

Home Access uses 1st generation

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Here I am sitting at the end of week 7. Last week I was in the US, so I used the opportunity to get a fast result using Home Access. I will get the results tonight. I found out they use a 1st generation test. They say the difference between 1st... Read more »

Home Access - 1st or 3rd Generation

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I have seen several postings about Home Access.....I would really like some answers.

1. Is the Home Access test currently available in stores 1st, 2nd or 3rd Generation ELISA test?

2. What is the difference between 1st, 2nd, 3rd generation Elisa Tests? Read more »

Home Access Test- What is a First Generation Test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have taken the Home Access test which I have learned is a First Generation Test. I was negative at 35 days which made me happy. I know the window for the most modern ELISA tests is 25 days on Average. I also know that the Home Access uses a 1st... Read more »