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Once for all question about Rapid hiv tests. Donated 40 Dollar!

Dear Doctor,My question is straight forward.I had sex with a girl in Thailand 5 times wihout condom. I tested my self 5 times since that, 4th,6,9,12 and 32 weeks after last sex. All test were Rapid hiv test which tests AB and AG. I think its 4th...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Unprotected sex is risky business and definitely placed you at risk for STDs, including HIV.Fortunately your negative rapid HIV tests out to 32 weeks are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional HIV... Read more »

Test 4th generation after 90 days of risk

Dear Doctor Bob. I send you congratulations from Brazil, because this site is very clear and... Read more »

Those down under people

Do the Australians have better 4th generation Rapid Elisas than us in Canada. I was tested at 7... 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

...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 »
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The Feminization of an Epidemic

...California turned the CDC recommendations into law in 2007 with the passage of AB 682, which waives the need for written consent for HIV testing in this state. Widespread implementation of these recommendations would be especially beneficial to... Read more »
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Rapid HIV Antibody Testing May Have Limitations in a Population With High Incidence of HIV

...Antibody Testing in a Population with a High Incidence of HIV Infection." 1 Essentially, this is a summary of results of our HIV testing program for the last five years. We realized after North Carolina started doing pooled nucleic acid... Read more »
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HIV Testing

...take longer than three months. During this "window period" you may not test positive for HIV even if you are infected. Normal HIV tests don't work for newborn children of HIV-infected mothers. In many places, you can get tested anonymously for... Read more »
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4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...to possess both sensitivity (to detect infection) and specificity (to detect noninfection). In the United States, screening tests for HIV must be licensed by the FDA, regardless of whether they are used for screening blood, diagnosis, or... Read more »

Can I put the fears to rest?

Posted by bigdogdog, 1 Reply
...full blood panel and std testing. Results were negative. Since then I have had three more tests, they were The OraQuick ADVANCE Rapid HIV- 1/2 Antibody Test. Each was negative with the last on February 4th, 2009 at day 107. Can I comfortably... Read more »

im freaking worried help!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can I get HIV if have anal sex with a gay person for the first time of my life? It is my first time to have penetration. We didnt use and condom just soap and water as a lubricant. I penetrated the gay guy as a virgin but my gay partner had past... Read more »

Took another test

Posted by scared2Bpos, 3 Replies
...Lastnight I took another rapid hiv test at 8 weeks post risky exposure. I had unprotected vaginal sex with a man of unknown status. I have been having lots of symptoms Read more »