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Home Access Test At Six Weeks

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Home Access results after six months

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My result is waiting for me at Home Access. I sent my test in more than six months ago, and the recording says to call back during business hours. I have pretty much accepted that the result is positive, otherwise my results would still not be... Read more »

Home Access Test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was wondering how accurate a Home Access Test is approximately 7 weeks after a low-risk exposure? Does the type of risk make any difference in testing?

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any thoughts on Home Access test information?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've posted about 2 times or so....just to recap...Im in the window period...after a hopefully low risk encounter...unprotected oral...protected anal....lots of alcohol...anyway...I tested negative at doctors on 1 week....negative home access at 4... Read more »

30 week test Home Access

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I used Home Access kit and tested negitive at 15, 23 and 30 weeks since my last possible exposure. Are they absolutly conculsive?? Read more »

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 :(


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Home Access Test Accuracy @ 13 weeks

Does the home access test fall into the same defintion of "conclusive" (relative to all the other FDA approved/doctor provided ELISA tests) at 13 weeks?i.e. 13 weeks negative = no HIVsituation is believed to be a "low risk" -...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, the Home Access test is FDA-approved and I would consider a negative test 13 weeks after a "low risk one time heterosexual encounter" to be conclusive and definitive.WOO-HOO to you!Stay well. Stay safe. Happy New Year.Dr. Bob... Read more »

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 and allergy shots

I have tested negative using the home access system three months and again six months from date of exposure. I am being given allergy shots onces a week. Does allergy shots affect the Home Access results? ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Nope. Allergy shots do not affect the results of any HIV tests! WOO-HOO on your negative tests! Stay well. Dr. Bob... 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 really wanted to know how conclusive it really was in term of percentage. Is that some stats that show how accurate a 2nd gen test is at certain...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:By 28 days, most people will show up positive. You must wait until the three month mark for a conclusive negative result. The Home Access test is no more or less accurate at three weeks than the test you would get at your doctors office.... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

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