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 Jaithelion, 1 ReplyIll 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 »
Posted by nikeboom, 1 ReplyOn October 1, a guy fingered me with wet precum. From those I have spoken to, online, on the phone, etc., they say extremely low to no risk, but of course, I still have my doubts.
I did an Oraquick oral swab on October 27 which was negative. How... Read more »
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