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Oraquick Rapid Hiv-1 Antibody Test

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Your comment on crotisone Shot affecting HIV antibody testing, quick donation

Hello Dr. Bob,Thanks for answering my question earlier. I had oral insertive sex (she licked/sucked my penis twice, spitted on it) all unprotected and then applied condom and gave me oral sex. I think the Sex worker was HIV +. I had an DNA PCR at 15...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...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 the validity or accuracy of the test results.... Read more »

OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV I Antibody Negative TWICE ... but Still Petrified

Dr. Bob,I believe I sent you an e-mail a month ago about my situation. I've had two "risky"... Read more »

I tested + in 2001; recently took 2 tests which were negative

I tested + for hiv in 2001. I began medication within 6 months. I've been on the same medication... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Supplemental Testing for Confirmation of Reactive Oral Fluid Rapid HIV Antibody Tests

...diagnosis of infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). In June 2004, FDA approved an added claim for detection of HIV-2 antibodies in oral fluid and a change in the name of the device to OraQuick® Advance Rapid HIV-1/2 Antibody Test. A... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Approval of Rapid INSTI HIV-1 Antibody Test

...Administration (FDA) announced the approval of the INSTI™ HIV-1 Antibody Test, a new, single use rapid test for the detection of antibodies to Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 (HIV-1) in human venipuncture whole blood, fingerstick blood, or... Read more »
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Rapid HIV Antibody Testing May Have Limitations in a Population With High Incidence of HIV

...Seattle and King County. This is a poster entitled "Limitations of HIV Antibody Testing in a Population with a High Incidence of HIV Infection." 1 Essentially, this is a summary of results of our HIV testing program for the last five years. ... 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... Read more »
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About Testing.....

Posted by AIDS2HIV, 2 Replies
...the gums. This is the least intrusive and does not require a blood sample. Results are available in approximately 10 days. OraQuick Rapid HIV-1 Antibody Test for blood: This test, administered by finger prick, gives results of HIV-1 antibody... Read more »

over analyzing

Posted by bigdogdog
...myself some semblance of comfort. I plan on testing again at my 8 week mark with a blood test (ORAQUICK ADVANCE RAPID HIV-1/2 ANTIBODY TEST) and then another test at 12 weeks with a full blood panel. Am I overdoing it? Read more »

oraquick advanced rapid hiv1/2 (oral swab)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have taken the test using the oraquick advanced rapid hiv1/2 antibody test (oral swab). I thought I was sure of the negative result that I rcvd at 15 weeks post expo. But I find my self doubting, Read more »