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Simple - The Urinal -- Help Dr. Bob - Also instructions to make a Donation (BACKSPLASH, 2010)

Dr. Bob. Quick Question, I used a urnial in the mall. Don't know if the guy that passed me used the same one or not. But I walked up to it and used it. I felt a little splahing from the back of the urnial. (you know where the water runs down...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Steve,HIV from a urinal backsplash??? Nope. No way. No how. Steve, if HIV were transmitted that easily, it would have wiped out the entire planet (well, at least those of us who pee standing up) long ago. Actually, "backsplash"... Read more »

Failure to follow simple instructions!

Hello once again Dr. BobJust to clarify clear instructions were given by you single antibody test... Read more »

Oraquick Rapid HIV Test Chewed Gum Before Testing

I had taken a oraquick oral test the other day at a testing center. It has been 3 years since the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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 Staff

Some 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 »

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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ukrainian President Yushchenko Instructs Cabinet Ministers to Draft National HIV/AIDS Program for 2009-2013

Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko recently released a document instructing ministers in the country's Cabinet to draft and approve a national HIV/AIDS program for 2009 to 2013, the Ukrainian News reports. Yushchenko gave the ministers a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

OraQuick In-Home Rapid HIV Test Available Online

The OraQuick Rapid HIV test (OraQuick), developed by OraSure Technologies, has recently become available for purchase online at a cost of $39.99. The test can detect signs of the HIV virus in saliva. Also, OraQuick will soon be found on drugstore.... Read more »
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What generaton is a rapid hiv test?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know what generaton a rapid hiv test is? I think it is third but I am not positive.

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USAID AND WHO Approved Rapid Hiv 1/2 test - POC

Posted by happyfrog, 1 Reply
Has anyone have any information in the following test:

icare Anti hiv test 1/2 Rapid Made in singapore/

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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)


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Rapid HIV tests. PLEASE help!

Posted by asdf646, 2 Replies
Can anyone please give me any information about the accuracy of rapid HIV tests ( particularly the unigold finger prick).

I've had a negative result at 3, 6, and 12 months post exposure, but for some reason, I can't get the HIV scare out of my mind.... Read more »