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How To Take A Hiv Test At Home

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Hola en esta ocacion me gustaria sber que tan efectiv son esatas pruebas caseras??? tanto como una elisa? si estoy a mas de tres meses de mi exposicion es segura?...
Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Response from Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Frascino Medical Group
Hay una prueba casera aprobada por La Administracin de Drogas y Alimentos (FDA) que se llama The Home Access HIV-1 Test System. Es tan precisa como una ELISA. En la inmensa mayora de casos, un examen a tres meses o ms de la exposicin potencial es... Read more »

home access express HIV-1 +, any confirmatory home test?

i tested positive with the Home Access Express HIV-1 test system. is there any HOME TESTING... Read more »

Just tested positive with Core HIV 1+2 Rapid home test kit

Well, I got my hands on a HIV 1+2 Rapid home test kit made by Core. A pharmacist can me the rapid... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Editorials Urge FDA to Approve OraSure Technologies' Rapid HIV Test for Home Use

An advisory panel of FDA on Thursday is scheduled to review a proposal to make OraSure Technologies ' rapid HIV test available for use in the home. After the panel makes a recommendation, OraSure said it likely will formally apply to sell the test... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Wall Street Journal Examines OraQuick Oral HIV Test as At-Home Test

The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday examined Bethlehem, Pa.-based OraSure Technologies ' oral OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV 1/2 Antibody Test and the company's goal to make it available for at-home use (Koons, Wall Street Journal , 4/12). The oral... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Home Tests Are "Another Step Forward" in Preventing Spread of Virus in U.S., Editorial Says

Making at-home HIV tests available -- "at a reasonable price and with adequate provisions for counseling -- would be another step forward" in reducing the spread of HIV in the U.S., a Boston Globe editorial says ( Boston Globe , 11/8). An FDA ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New HIV Home Test Cautiously Awaited in Maine

Maine HIV/AIDS prevention groups say an HIV test recently approved for at-home use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration could increase HIV testing, but also could leave some people without access to crucial counseling. The OraQuick oral test,... Read more »
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Rapid HIV test home kits

Posted by rustychaucer5968, 2 Replies
Hi, I just read a post in another forum here that an HIV + individual experimented with a 3 HIV home assessments and got two negatives and one positive. He is HIV positive but tested negative twice n the home kits . Could the 4 rapid HIV tests from... Read more »

HIv home test question

Posted by mustang77, 1 Reply
I took a icare hiv 1/2 home hiv test , By JAL Innovations. This test is USAID and evaluated by WHO it is also ISO9001,TUV, and GMP certified. Is this test reliable? Results were negative.
I am asking this question for a worried soul (friend) please... Read more »

Question about HIV home test kits.

Posted by Mark100, 4 Replies
Hey Guys,
so I was diagnosed with HIV on Feb 20th of this year and have been on meds since March (Kivexa and Isentress). When I first realized I was infected I was in shock because I hadn't done anything risky (except for oral which is considered... Read more »


Posted by SHAYE, 2 Replies
Hey does any one know of an at home test that is said to work? I am really worried about getting a test done and would rather do it at home first. I heard only trust the ones that Are FDA approved, but I was wondering if anyone knew of one reliable... Read more »