Is The Hiv Quick Test Really Effective
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI just found out the tests I've been taking are called Hiv chromotography, are these as sensitive as the elisa method?
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replyoutside the body? How long would it live on someones clothes? Read more »
Posted by bless4u, 3 Replieshow long does it take for the antibodies to form on test there story says it can lay dormant . Read more »
Posted by ExWorryWart, 3 RepliesI just found out that the local Aids project has this too:
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm - OraQuick - Results in 20 minutes, walk-in, no appointment needed.
Is it as good as OraSure(saliva ) and Blood test or am I better of doing the Blood to be damn sure? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyOk.. so I have finally accepted I dont have HIV..
but am a bit worried I may have contracted some other STD
I told my doctor about my worries and she ordered up some blood tests and a urine sample.. I know for sure she said HIV testing, and I remember... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello again,A herpes infection will not alter HIV test results. The risk, even with the guy whacking off before he touched you, is still extremely low. Your rest results will continue to be negative. Your weight loss and heartburn are related to... Read more »
Chicago Black Gay Mens CaucusThanks for your question,Your 12th week test tells us that you did not get HIV from this "high risk exposure."The reason I use quotation marks is because HIV is a relatively hard virus to get, everything needs to be in place for... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Relax Max! A cortisone shot for eczema given 1.5 months prior to your exposure will not affect the validity of your definitive three-month (from the date of exposure) HIV-antibody test. Likewise, your use of topical cortisone will not affect... Read more »
Test Positive Aware NetworkHi there:None of the symptoms you describe make me think they are HIV related. Your tests post 90 days were conclusive. Oral swabs have a higher incidence of false-positives, but you can trust the results of a negative result, post 90 days.Bottom... Read more »
Innovative Rapid HIV Test Appears to Detect Acute HIV; OraQuick Rapid Saliva Tests Found to Be Not Very Accurate for High Risk TestersMy name's Chris Pilcher and I'm a HIV researcher from UCSF [University of California, San Francisco]. I'm principally interested in HIV diagnostics and particularly in detecting and managing acute HIV infection. The poster is appropriately titled,... Read more »
San Francisco, NYC Report False Positives From OraQuick Oral HIV Test; CDC to Issue Advisory Recommending Additional TestCDC this week will issue a public health advisory recommending that all HIV-positive results from OraSure Technologies ' oral, rapid HIV tests be followed up by the company's rapid "finger stick" test after reports of an "unusual" number of... Read more »
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