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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 »

Rapid HIV Test. How accurate?

Hello Dr. Bob, Thank you for taking the time in reading this.It has been since 6/7/2010 I had... 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

...specimens in the lab, we've made a couple of important observations. The first was that oral fluid testing -- using the OraQuick Advance device on a oral fluid swab -- detected only about 86% of all of the cases of HIV that were actually present... Read more »
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Early Expiration May Be Cause of Unusually High False-Positive Rates on OraQuick Rapid HIV Tests, Study Finds

...Department of Public Health. This study looked at results for about 21,000 patient tests that were done with the OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV-1/2 Antibody Test between January 2005 and December 2007, who had either an initial HIV negative result or... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Counseling With Rapid Tests

... Why Provide Rapid HIV Testing? Approximately 2.1 million HIV tests are conducted annually in publicly funded counseling, testing, and referral Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocates Mark National HIV Testing Day, Promote Use of OraQuick Rapid Tests

...HIV/AIDS advocates during National HIV Testing Day will join with 18 mayors across the country to promote the use of OraQuick rapid HIV tests, which can produce results in about 20 minutes, CQ HealthBeat reports (Reichard, CQ HealthBeat ,... 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
...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 after exposure - negative. i been reading this forum i see... 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. Read more »