Is Oraquick Oral Swab Reliable
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi Rich,"YOO-HOO?" Sounds like you're knocking on someone's front door and inquiring if anyone is home.Regarding your repeatedly negative tests out to 108 days, WOO-HOO!!! Or YABBA-DABBA-DOO. Whichever you prefer.Dr. Bob... Read more »
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The accuracy of OraQuick/Orasure? Cant even mini woo hoo?? (RELIABILITY OF ORAQUICK ORAL TESTS, 2009)Hi Dr Bob,I just did a rapid OraQuick or Orasure, not sure. The doc swabbed my lower and upper... Read more »
Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center Discontinues Use of OraQuick Oral HIV Test After False-Positive ResultsThe Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center on Thursday announced it is discontinuing use of OraSure Technologies ' oral OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV 1/2 Antibody Test after the center reported 13 false-positive test results in November, the Los Angeles... Read more »
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Clinics Using OraQuick Oral HIV Test Reporting Rates of False-Positive Results Within Limits on Label, OraSure AnnouncesOraSure Technologies on Tuesday in a statement said most sites the company has contacted regarding issues with its oral OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV 1/2 Antibody Test have reported rates of false-positive results within the expected limits that are... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI have taken the test using the oraquick advanced rapid hiv1/2 antibody test (oral swab). I thought I was sure of the negative result that I rcvd at 15 weeks post expo. But I find my self doubting, since the symptoms are more convincing.
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Posted by scaredgirl1, 2 RepliesHi all. Just wanted to thank anyone ahead of time for taking the time to respond to my post. I have read through some of these forums and think this is a great site for information and support, so thanks for that.
I am one of those people who has... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHi all,
I was so determined to not be a silly WW, but here I go.
About 12 years ago, I had a boyfriend who had bisexual tendencies and had admitted oral sex with men. We were together for two years and didn't use condoms for most of that time (he said... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyIs there a difference in reliablity between using oral fluids as opposed to blood when taking the ORaquick test? Is it true that 95 percent will present positive by 4 weeks? Read more »
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