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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
...information, OK?1.Your HIV risk is relatively low, but not completely nonexistent.2.I would consider your 12-week negative Home Access test to be conclusive and definitive.3.Neither your nor your wife's symptoms are suggestive of or worrisome for... Read more »

Please Explain Doctor About Hiv 2 (HIV-2, HIV-2 TESTING, 2010)

Doctor, is Hiv 2 related to Hiv 1? That's it. Hope you answer and thanks.H.R. Read more »

Questions on negative test (HIV-2, HIV-2 TESTING, 2009)

Dear Robert,I have lost 10-15lbs in my upper body in the last month or two and started researching... Read more »
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New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...has been expanded and updated (see Section II. Diagnostic Tests ); such tests include: Antibody screening assays Home access tests Rapid tests Western blot for screening oral fluid and urine Table 2 has been updated with the... Read more »
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FDA Approval of NAT for Detection of HIV-2, HIV-1 Groups O and M, and Hepatitis B and C

...to the chemical compounds that make up the genetic material in the virus. The new FDA-approved test detects nucleic acid from HIV-2 and from HIV-1 Group O. HIV-2 infections and HIV-1 Group O infections are predominantly found on the African... Read more »
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HIV-1, HIV-2, and Home Access

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...anyone here know if HIV-2 is common in the United States? And, if you are infected with HIV-2 and not HIV-1, would your Home Access test be positive? I am asking because I had several (approx. 5) incidents of unprotected vaginal and oral... Read more »

HIV-2 question

Posted by joe, 2 Replies
...Hello all, I tested negative at week 9 ( PCR - RNA ) and took an ELISA test yesterday at week 12 (still scary). I asked the doc to also test for HIV-2 and he told Read more »

Can I stop or should I test for HIV2?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...It's me again. I'm the one with 10 seconds of oral exposure with Russian Stripper. I just received my negative result from Home Access at 15 weeks 2 days. This was my 3rd home access test. I've taken Home Access test at 9, 12, and now 15 weeks.... Read more »

TESTING INFO

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...and then a year. 3. High risk sex with a know POZ person. i.e. unprotected anal sex. Should test out to 6 months, but 13 wks should be conclusive for the most part. 4. If you have taken PEP. The window period starts after you finish taking... Read more »