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Ding Dong Injury- Can people trust the rapid hiv tests? (Seattle Department Finds OraSure HIV Test to Be Less Accurate Than Label Claims)

DR Greetings and well wishes!! I hope your having a fabulous evening!! First let me tell you that you give hope to the hopeless. Thats power!! Here is my story. I tested negative at 96 days with the finger prick test. I then went back and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...all false-negatives is essentially nonexistent. Stop worrying and start WOO-HOOing! OK?Dr. BobSeattle Department Finds OraSure HIV Test to Be Less Accurate Than Label ClaimsSeptember 5, 2008A report by Public Health -- Seattle and King County in... Read more »

If VL isundetectable and I take an HIV test, do I test HIV positive?

Hello, I was wondering if the HIV positive diagnosis can only be made if the VL is present in... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

OraSure HIV Test Inches Closer to FDA Approval

... The Food and Drug Administration is in the final stages of reviewing a proposed over-the-counter version of the rapid HIV test available in hospitals and clinics, test-maker OraSure Technologies said recently. To gain approval, OraSure will at a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Seattle Department Finds OraSure HIV Test to Be Less Accurate Than Label Claims

...contacted Seattle officials. Nonetheless, the agency sent a letter to physicians on Aug. 20, voicing support for oral fluid HIV testing and stating that the test has performed well "overall" and is important for increasing the number of people... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Navy Buys OraSure's HIV Test

The U.S. Navy has purchased 10,000 of OraSure Technologies Inc.'s OraQuick tests, which detect HIV antibodies within 20 minutes, to be used in the government's smallpox vaccination program. The test will be used to screen the Navy's sealift command... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

OraSure Sells HIV Tests to Madagascar

... Bethlehem, Pa.-based OraSure Technologies announced that the government of Madagascar will use its rapid HIV test in a nationwide HIV/AIDS control program. The African island nation plans to use the OraQuick test on 400,000 people this year. Read more »
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Hiv/test

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...How long after sexual contact should you wait to have an Hiv test,to have an accurate result? I've hear 6 months is long enough but should I wait longer? Read more »

Do all newborns in us get tested for Hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Do they automatically test newborns for hiv in the us? Read more »

legitimate hiv test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hello all. i tested neg. at 7 month's after a high risk exposure. condom slipped off with a poz. female. went to my local clinic for the test. my question is, the test they gave me was the hiv-1 ab screen with reflex. is this a legitimate test? i am... Read more »

Rapid oral HIV test wins FDA approval

Posted by Anonymous
...Rapid oral HIV test wins FDA approval Friday, March 26, 2004 Posted: 4:02 PM EST (2102 GMT) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Read more »