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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 sufficient for... Read more »

please help me--question about home HIV test

hello dear doctor, i once got a hiv home test kits(including a special paper can tell the... Read more »

Just Chillin at Home...Taking an HIV Test

Hey Doc, a negative Home Access Express test is definitve at the 4.5 month mark after receiving... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Avoid Unapproved Home HIV Test Kits, Could Yield False Results: Health Canada

...and said it will respond appropriately. In the meantime, Canadian consumers should not purchase Clean Testing or similar at-home HIV test kits from the Internet or other sources, Health Canada said. Those who have used a home HIV test kit... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South African Medical Association: Home HIV Tests "Too Risky"

... The chair of the South African Medical Association has warned against the use of home HIV test kits, urging persons instead to take the test in medical settings where post-test counseling is offered. "Let us not create a Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Home HIV Testing -- The Good and the Bad

...antibody tests commonly used inclinics around the country. However, keep in mind that, unfortunately, thereare unapproved home HIV tests being sold to consumers (see below). Cons: Home testing is more expensive than going to the local... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: OraSure Begins Studies for its Home HIV Test

...to use the device in safety and effectiveness studies to support regulatory approval. An FDA panel met in November to discuss home HIV testing. OraSure's rapid-result HIV test has been used in clinical settings since 2002. The test uses saliva or... Read more »
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At Home HIV Testing Kits

Posted by nuthugger24, 2 Replies
...Hi everyone. Does anyone know anything about doing your own HIV test yourself at home? Is there such a thing? How do I get one? I think the only way I will ever be able to test is through this method. Read more »

home HIV test????

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
have anyone tried the 3-min HIV home test? If anyone know about them or tried them please tell if I can trust them or not. tell me everything about them? They seem cheaper. Thanx 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 »

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 »