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Oraquick Oral Fluid Test At 13 Weeks

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Please advise on current status. Do I need more testing or is it conclusive with OraQuick Rapid Oral Fluid Test

I was communicating with Dr. Bob from The Body just before his passing and I was working in a remote area of South Africa at the time I was exposed and then communicating with Dr. Bob. Since Dr. Bob's passing I am unable to get any info to...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi 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 »

Donation Sent; Question Regarding Oraquick (RELIABILITY OF ORAQUICK ORAL TESTS, 2009)

Hi Dr. Bob....I sent a donation (cheque) 3 weeks ago via mail but I dont believe that the money has... Read more »

test hiv con oraquick advance oral fluid

a 96 giorni dal rapporto a rischio, ho eseguito un test per hiv del tipo oraquick advanced oral... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

OraQuick Rapid HIV Test for Oral Fluid

What is the significance of the FDA's approval of the OraQuick rapid HIV test for oral fluid on Mar. 26, 2004? What is the difference between the new OraQuick rapid HIV test for oral fluid and the OraQuick rapid HIV-1 test for blood approved by FDA... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

San Francisco, NYC Report False Positives From OraQuick Oral HIV Test; CDC to Issue Advisory Recommending Additional Test

CDC 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Approves OraQuick for Use in Detecting HIV-2 Antibodies in Oral Fluid

FDA has approved Bethlehem, Pa.-based OraSure Technologies ' OraQuick Rapid HIV-1/2 Test for use in detecting HIV-2 antibodies in oral samples, the company announced on Wednesday, Reuters reports (Reuters, 6/23). Although FDA already has approved... Read more »

Innovative Rapid HIV Test Appears to Detect Acute HIV; OraQuick Rapid Saliva Tests Found to Be Not Very Accurate for High Risk Testers

My 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 »
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Oraquick - oral fluid definitive at 100 days

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Well, I was the guy who had unprotected vaginal insertive in Vegas with all the symptoms, nightsweats, lowgrade fever, chills, weightloss (7lbs), after the night sweats at week 4 I discovered ARS and lost my mind, I wasn't ever worried about HIV... Read more »

11 week oral fluid test?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hi everyone, hope you all are doing well. here is my story: i am a heterosexual female. in 2002, i was in a relationship w/ a guy of erm... questionable morals (heterosexual, no IV drugs) i had several unprotected encounters with him between mid... Read more »

Oraquick:saliva vs blood question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is there a difference in reliablity between using oral fluids as opposed to blood when taking the ORaquick test? Is it true that 95 percent will present positive by 4 weeks? Read more »

6 week oraquick

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have read a lot of remarks about a 6 week ELISA being a good indicator of your status. Is a 6 week negative oraquick rapid HIV 1/2 test as good as an ELISA? I know I still need to test at 90 days Read more »