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Rapid HIV Testing Locations

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study Finds Community Pharmacies Are Effective Locations for Rapid HIV Testing

Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, in Bronx, N.Y., investigated whether individuals would agree to HIV testing if they could access it at community pharmacies. Yvette Calderon, MD, professor of clinical... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Free HIV Testing at Various Locations in New York

Planned Parenthood of Nassau County is offering free rapid-result HIV tests this week at several venues in recognition of World AIDS Day. For more information, telephone 516-750-2500 or visit . Back to other news for November 2011 Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocates Mark National HIV Testing Day, Promote Use of OraQuick Rapid Tests

Leaders from the business, civic, faith, entertainment and media communities are joining together today to support National HIV Testing Day in an effort to raise awareness about the importance of HIV testing and encourage people to get tested, the... Read more »
Ask the Experts

3 HIV Elisa test + 1 inconclusive WB 1 negative WB(same clinic) 4 rapid test - (2 different clinics)

Dr BobThis all started back in july of 08 when i got my first + elisa and a inconclusive on the WB, I was retested a week later at the same place elisa + WB NEG. Had a uni-gold test done that day as well was neg. March of this yesr had another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You and your wife are definitively HIV negative. Your positive ELISA tests are false positives as demonstrated by your subsequent negative HIV tests, including a Western Blot. There are a number of potential causes for false-positive ELISA tests.... Read more »

Caring Testing Locations

Dr. Bob,I'm new to LA and really don't like my new doctor. He is very judgemental and not easy to talk to. In any case, are you aware of a location for testing where there is on-site counseling and the environment is pleasant enough to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,If your physician is judgmental, you definitely need to find a new doctor with whom you can work cooperatively. Compassion and competence are certainly not mutually exclusive. Regarding HIV testing centers "that are not a sterile factory of... 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 last time unprotected sex. The test had a control line and was negative. But about 5 minutes before the test I was chewing on a piece of gum. And...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Probably okay. If worried do it again. DW... Read more »

Rapid Test From China ?

Dr. Bob,Please advise on how much weight we can place behind a rapid test kit from China, purchased on the internet. I know in 2000 the tests were deemed inaccurate, is this still the case today ?Thank you so much. I will contribute $1000 when I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You are wondering about rapid HIV test kits from China purchased on the Internet that were "deemed inaccurate" several years ago???? Unapproved test kits remain unapproved for a reason. As for China, well there really is not much... Read more »
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Rapid Test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center is now offering rapid HIV antibody testing. They are using the FDA approved kit that has proven to be as accurate as traditional ELISA tests. The results are ready within an hour. Testing is free, usually... Read more »

what gen is a rapid suds?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i live in nyc and found a place that does suds rapid hiv testing in 20 minutes. are these test a 3rd or a 1st generation test? the guy on the phone didnt know but he said it could pick up antibodies at 6 weeks but of course waiting 90 days is best... Read more »

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/

It is USAID and WHO approved? Read more »