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Rapid Hiv Test After 3 Months

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is a rapid test for hiv is conclusive after 3 months

hello dr, i am from india.i had unprotected vaginal sex with my last 4 girlfriends for many times before 1 year.now i am got married with my wife.and she was pregnant.i had tested for hiv many times.the all tests are negative.for pregnancy me and my...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello thereThe sensitivity of HIV testing has improved greatly over the past few years. Current antibody tests can pick up HIV infection earlier than prior tests and by 90 days practically all (97%) infections are detected by antibody testing alone... Read more »

Rapid test at 5 months

Dear Sir:May God bless you for all good Karma. I am a professional from India and working in Canada... Read more »

one positive rapid test followed by 10 negative rapid test..

Dear sir i am very much thankful to your forum. My question is i had unprotected frottage... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rate of Voluntary HIV Testing Unchanged in Singapore Despite Expanded Access to Rapid HIV Tests

The number of people who voluntarily took HIV tests in Singapore in 2007 did not improve despite increased access of rapid HIV testing kits to more than 60 clinics, Singapore's Today reports. The country's Ministry of Health on Tuesday announced... 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Outreach Workers Using Rapid HIV Test to Help People Learn Their HIV Status

An eight-month-old CDC demonstration project taking place in cities nationwide allows outreach workers the opportunity to test people for HIV using the OraQuick Rapid HIV-1 Antibody test, which can deliver results in 20 minutes, the New York Times... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

General and Laboratory Considerations: Rapid HIV Tests Currently Available in the United States

Rapid HIV tests are simple to use and require little or no specialized equipment. They make it possible to provide test results at the time the test is done. Six rapid HIV tests approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are... Read more »
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6 month rapid test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
is a 6 month rapid suds test just as accurate as a elisa test that you wait 7-10 days for a result?

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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 »

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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