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Is Oraquick Oral Swab Reliable

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Reliability of Oraquick Advanced Oral Swabs

Evening Dr. Bob, 4 months ago I gave oral to another male, anonomous, there was no ejaculation but I have been worried since about exposure to prec*m. I tested using the Oraquick Advanced at 24days, 84 days, and 108 days--all negative reactivity....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi 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 »

Donation Sent; Question Regarding Oraquick (RELIABILITY OF ORAQUICK ORAL TESTS, 2009)

Hi Dr. Bob....I sent a donation (cheque) 3 weeks ago via mail but I dont believe that the money has... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center Discontinues Use of OraQuick Oral HIV Test After False-Positive Results

The 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

OraQuick Rapid HIV Test for Oral Fluid

What is the significance of the FDA's approval of the OraQuick rapid HIV test for oral fluid on Mar. 26, 2004? What is the difference between the new OraQuick rapid HIV test for oral fluid and the OraQuick rapid HIV-1 test for blood approved by FDA... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

OraSure's First-Ever Home HIV Test Now on Store Shelves

OraQuick -- the OraSure Technologies rapid-results oral swab HIV test -- is now available for direct in-home use at more than 30,000 retailers nationwide, including CVS and Walgreens, as well as on the company's website. "For the first time ever,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Clinics Using OraQuick Oral HIV Test Reporting Rates of False-Positive Results Within Limits on Label, OraSure Announces

OraSure 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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oraquick advanced rapid hiv1/2 (oral swab)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I 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.
How much... Read more »

Oraquick in home mouth swab test question

Posted by scaredgirl1, 2 Replies
Hi 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 »

Oraquick reliability

Posted by Jaithelion, 1 Reply
Ill make this quick, im 19, had brief unpr. sex with high risk girl, no more than a minute, ive tested 3 times using oraquick all negative at 10 weeks 11 weeks and 12 weeks, now 4 months after exposure I have terrible symptoms, infected tooth,... Read more »

Question About Oraquick and Me

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi 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 »