Ora Quick Hiv Testing
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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 »
Six Testing Sites Discontinue Use of OraQuick Oral HIV Test as FDA, CDC Investigate False-Positive ResultsAt least six testing sites in San Francisco, New York City and Los Angeles earlier this month discontinued use of OraSure Technologies ' oral OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV 1/2 Antibody Test, as CDC and FDA investigate reports of an abnormal number of... Read more »
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Rocky Mountain CARESHiThe testing guidelines for HIV are to be initially tested at 3 weeks post exposure and then again at 90 days. As long as there are no other exposures happened during this time frame than the results are conclusive.Your results are conclusive!Be... 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 »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Healthcare Worker,Your situation provides an excellent example of why healthcare workers (including doctors, by the way) should never ever try to diagnose or treat themselves!Let's assume instead of stealing that OraQuick Rapid Advance... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHey Bi-Curious Guy,HIV-antibody tests, including OraQuick Advance, taken prior to the three-month mark are not considered to be conclusive or definitive.PCR testing is generally not recommended for routine screening, due to the rate of... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesFive years ago, I had unprotected vaginal sex with someone I barely knew. It just happened once. And since then, with the 2 other men I've slept with I've used protection.
About 3 months later, I had to have my appendix removed. A year after that,... 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 ReplyHi here is my sad little story and my request for some direction. Had unprotected vaginal intercourse a month ago with a gal whose status I dont know and cannot find out.
Two days later went to a Planned Parenthood in the city I was visiting and got... Read more »
Posted by Survivor, 2 RepliesFortune Examines Challenges for Over-the-Counter Approval of OraQuick Oral HIV Test
May 17, 2006
Fortune magazine in its May 29 edition examines the challenges OraSure Technologies faces in obtaining FDA approval for over-the-counter sales of its... Read more »
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