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HIV Rapid Test Kit Question -- Donation Given to your Aids Foundation

Hello Dr. Bob, Sorry for the repititious question today, as I have not received an answer yet so I thought of donating to your Aids Foundation.I have ordered an HIV rapid test kit. As I am in a remote area right now, I had to get a HIV rapid test...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your fears are unwarranted. It is absolutely impossible to contract HIV from any type of HIV diagnostic test! (They would be far too dangerous to ever be approved!)Antigens are circulating proteins 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 »

How safe are HIV rapid tests?

Dear Doctor Bob,I want to confirm how completely safe HIV rapid test kits are.The HIV rapid test... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines How Rapid At-Home HIV Test Might Affect Dating Culture

... The New York Times on Sunday examined how the approval of a rapid at-home HIV test might affect the dating culture in the U.S. Bethlehem, Pa.-based OraSure Technologies is expected to apply soon to FDA Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Editorials Urge FDA to Approve OraSure Technologies' Rapid HIV Test for Home Use

... An advisory panel of FDA on Thursday is scheduled to review a proposal to make OraSure Technologies ' rapid HIV test available for use in the home. After the panel makes a recommendation, OraSure said it likely will formally apply to sell Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Panel to Review Proposal to Make OraSure Technologies' Rapid HIV Test Available for At-Home Use

... An advisory panel of FDA on Nov. 3 is scheduled to review a proposal to make OraSure Technologies ' rapid HIV test available for use in the home, the New York Times reports. After the panel makes a recommendation, OraSure said it likely Read more »
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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 Read more »
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hiv rapid test 1/2

Posted by sillysausage, 1 Reply
Hi everyone, are these tests highly reliable after six months? I had a negative one today thank god, but the doc still sends all bloods off to lab to test as well. Have i anything to worry about? Read more »

hiv oral quick vs blood test

Posted by bless4u, 3 Replies
how long does it take for the antibodies to form on test there story says it can lay dormant . Read more »

How accurate is Oraquick Advice Rapid HIV Test?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
From all the articles i read the specificity on the test is 100% which means if your negative then your really negative unless your in the window period. This was the fingerprick test I tested 43 Days after exposure - negative I tested 121 days... Read more »

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) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Read more »