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Rapid Response Hiv Test

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Rapid test response

Hi Doc!Me again, the one who asked about the accuracy of a Murex SUDS Rapid test. Just wanted to say thanks for the response! I found it really troubling when I first read that the test was pulled, since I went to a Doctor, who treats HIV patients,...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
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Rapid Test and HIV test results

If a known HIV positive individual whose viral load is "undetectable" is there a... 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 in detecting and managing acute HIV infection. The poster is appropriately titled,... 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 »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves First Rapid Diagnostic Test to Detect Both HIV-1 Antigen and HIV-1/2 Antibodies

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first rapid Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) test for the simultaneous detection of HIV-1 p24 antigen as well as antibodies to both HIV-1 and HIV-2 in human serum, plasma, and venous or... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Experts Pushing for Rapid HIV Testing

Health advocates in Australia are pushing for approval of rapid HIV tests there as a way to expand testing and curb rising infection rates. "Australia is the last developed country in the world that doesn't have access to rapid testing," said Mike... Read more »
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29 day Rapid Hiv Test

Posted by Jagra13, 1 Reply
Hello,

I recently had a one time exposure (insertive vaginal). I tested negative at 29 days with a rapid antibody hiv test. I am aware of the 3 month window period and I'm aware that there is a chance that my results can change after my original test... 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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rapid tests vs. ELISA (Dr. Bob's answer!!)

Posted by JillianB, 2 Replies
I asked Dr. Bob a question regarding the reliability of rapid tests compared to the ELISA, because of a couple of posts on here that have had me, and a couple othes, worried... so here you go, ww's, I hope Dr. Bob's answer makes you feel better and... 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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