Percentage Of False Positive Hiv Test
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Supervised Blood-Based Self-Sample Collection and Rapid Test Performance: A Valuable Alternative to the Use of Saliva by HIV Testing Programs With No Medical or Nursing StaffSome saliva-based HIV testing initiatives, the authors wrote, "have resulted in an unacceptable percentage of false positives," while in many countries doctors or nurses are required for blood-based HIV testing programs. In the current study, the... 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 »
San Francisco, NYC Report False Positives From OraQuick Oral HIV Test; CDC to Issue Advisory Recommending Additional TestCDC 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 »
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Posted by ruraltgwoman, 1 ReplyI tested positive for HIV on 12/10. My boyfriend just got his results back today 12/21. His results came back negative.
We have been having unprotected sex for the last 4 years and have been together for 5. I have only been wih him during that... Read more »
Posted by Xian, 1 ReplyHi All,
Please help with my story and results.
I had unprotected vaginal sex April 9th,2014. I was male.
Tested on May 2,2014(24 days - 3.4 weeks) - blood was drawn and sent to local lab.
Hiv1/2 antibody( should be 3rd gen elisa)w reflex.
The antibody... Read more »
Posted by unsure23, 1 ReplySo back in April/May I had unprotected vaginal sex a few times with a guy I had been dating. He was my first partner in two years. Flash forward to the first week of May, I came down with what I thought was food poisoning...diarrhea for two days,... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI've been reading what people like Not Scared and others have written about the 3d generation Elisa test that tests for both HIV-1 and HIV-2. I got one of those blood tests yesterday and it is being sent to the Nichols Institute in California. I... Read more »
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