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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.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Relax Max! A cortisone shot for eczema given 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... Read more »

research on testing

Hi,Can you tell me if there is any current research taking place to develop a rapid HIV test that... Read more »

PARTNER IS HIV POSITIVE!!!

HELLO DOC, pLEASE HELP MY BOYFRIEND IS POSTIVE BUT I PERFOMED ORAL ON HIM. HE DID NOT EJACULATE OR... Read more »
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Rapid HIV Antibody Testing May Have Limitations in a Population With High Incidence of HIV

...the time to summarize your study! You're welcome. Reference Stekler J, Swenson P, Coombs R, et al. Limitations of rapid HIV antibody testing in a population with high incidence of HIV infection . In: Program and abstracts of the 16th... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

...Rapid HIV-1/2 Antibody Test. A reactive rapid HIV test result is considered preliminary and must be confirmed by supplemental testing. 1 Some false positive rapid test results (i.e., reactive rapid test results followed by negative... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Approval of Rapid INSTI HIV-1 Antibody Test

...typically deliver results in about 10 - 20 minutes. Rapid HIV tests allow people to learn their HIV status in a single visit to a testing site, instead of returning days later for results, dramatically increasing the number of people who... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Symptomatic Primary HIV Infection in a 49-Year-Old Man Who Has Sex With Men: Beware the Window Phase

...HIV tests in particular can be false negative in primary HIV infections, as it can take on average three to four weeks before HIV antibodies become detectable (the window phase), as shown again in this case," the authors wrote. "It is therefore... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous
...Has anyone heard of a rapid HIV antibody test? It's supposed to be approved by the FDA but I'm not sure. Is it realiable and accurate as the standard test? There is Read more »

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 Read more »

one more try; please help

Posted by Dutchman, 1 Reply
...someone (who's skilled) can tell if there is indeed a connection between the moment of onset of ARS-symptoms and the moment that HIV antibodies can be detected by a rapid HIV antibody test (Abbott Determine rapid test in my case.) I've heard that... Read more »

Rapid test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi ANYONE KNOW THE GENARATION OF HIV RAPID TESTS? THE ONE WHERE THEY TAKE A BLOOD FROM THE ARM? THANKING YOU IN ADVANCE Read more »