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Spotlight Series: HIV Stigma and Discrimination

Negative With Home Access Test

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

Is my 3.5 month negative home access enough

Dear Dr. Bob, Here is the deal. I want to thank you for all of the effort you put into this website, and to your foundation. What you do for people, especially the "worried wells" is amazing. I've written a few times, but have had no response. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...different from those of HIV-2. I do not believe you need HIV-2 testing, but once again the option remains open to you.4.Home Access is designed for HIV-1 only. Other screening tests can cover both HIV-1 and HIV-2 reliably.5.Sure.Whatever is... Read more »

Update/ HIV Home Access Test FDA approved

Hi Dr. Rob,I wrote to you back in November 2008 regarding my affair with a younger man. The affair... Read more »

Home Access HIV test

I know that you get a lot of questions about HIV and accurate testing so here is one more. My... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Changing Trade Rules in India Could Impede Access to Generic Drugs

... Generic drugs produced in India "could cost more and be harder to access if the country has to adhere to stricter intellectual property rules," Reuters reports, noting that the country supplies the Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

HIV/AIDS Update -- New Rules for Expanded Access to Investigational Drugs for Treatment Use and Charging for Investigational Drugs

...the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published two new rules related to investigational drugs. One new rule, "Expanded Access to Investigational Drugs for Treatment Use," seeks to clarify the methods available to seriously ill patients who... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Thailand: Rule Change Would Allow Under 18s Easier Access to HIV Testing

... Thailand's Medical Council is considering a policy change that would make it easier for persons under age 18 to access HIV counseling and testing. Current regulation requires that a parent or guardian give consent for a young person to receive Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bush Signs CAFTA; AIDS Advocates Concerned Trade Pact Will Negatively Affect Access to Antiretrovirals

...Americas" (Armstrong, San Francisco Chronicle , 8/3). However, some international health advocates say the agreement could limit access to medical treatment, including HIV/AIDS-related drugs, for thousands of poor people in Central America.... Read more »
Connect With Others

6 Week Negative Home Access

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
If 50% would present by week 4 what is the percentage for week 6? Should I test at week 8 or just wait out till the 3 month mark? Read more »

Home Access, negative at 2 months

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi everyone, I just got my 2 months result from Home Access, it's NEGATIVE! I know it's not conclusive, but I can at least breath a little easier now. I actually talked to a counselor Read more »

Home Access: 5 month NEG! Woo-hoo

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Okay, got my result back from my 5 month test through Home Access and it's NEGATIVE. I'm relieved, yet worried. Should I consider having myself checked to make sure I don't have an autoimmune Read more »

False Neg's

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...My fiance and I both tested negative via Home Access. His test was about 16 months after sex with his ex and mine was about 6 months after sex with my ex. I'm concerned about false Read more »