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Just tested positive with Core HIV 1+2 Rapid home test kit

Well, I got my hands on a HIV 1+2 Rapid home test kit made by Core. A pharmacist can me the rapid test since I could not pick my self and test readings came out positive. Remember I am the guy who is currently in a third world country on business...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.A positive rapid HIV test is considered to be only preliminarily positive. You would need a more specific test, such as a confirmatory Western Blot test, before being diagnosed HIV positive.My assessment of your risk remains unchanged. See... Read more »

Re; Just tested positive with Core HIV 1+2 Rapid home test kit

Thanks for your concern and reply: Please do not take me as a worried wart hog (i.e. worried... Read more »

Home/rapid HIV & HCV tests in Canada

Hi Doc, just wondering if you are aware of any good FDA approved HIV & HCV home/rapid test kits... Read more »
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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 »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

First In-Home, Rapid HIV Antibody Test Approved for Use in U.S.

On July 3, 2011, FDA approved the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test, the first over-the-counter, self-administered HIV test kit to detect the presence of antibodies to human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) and type 2 (HIV-2). The OraQuick In-Home HIV... Read more »
National Association of People With AIDS

OraSure Rolls Out First In-Home Rapid Oral HIV Test

NAPWA's Steve Bailous (r) with Magic Johnson The face of HIV testing changed forever, October 9, when OraSure Technologies announced that its OraQuick In-Home HIV Test is now available in stores , retailing for about $40 and allowing the user to... 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 will... Read more »
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Rapid HIV test home kits

Posted by rustychaucer5968, 2 Replies
Hi, I just read a post in another forum here that an HIV + individual experimented with a 3 HIV home assessments and got two negatives and one positive. He is HIV positive but tested negative twice n the home kits . Could the 4 rapid HIV tests from... Read more »

MIRATES TEST HOME RAPID TEST

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Can anyone tell me if they have used the Mirates self home test with rapid results. This test has been approved in many of the EU countries. It's not a scam test like so many others. It's a real approved HIV test from the Netherlands. Can you get... 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)




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about rapid testing

Posted by tammy, 5 Replies
The 1,900 people who took a rapid HIV test at Toronto's Hassle Free clinic are being urged to get themselves rechecked after a new study showed the test is faulty.

Initial studies showed the rapid-method test was reliable, but after it was put into... Read more »