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Rapid Test Accuracy Three Months

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Rapid Test Accuracy Question. Finger Prick Method.

Posted by xrayvison, 1 Reply
I am curious and do have a question about Hiv Rapid Testing accuracy. I always test about every 3 to 6 months as I compete in combat sports and it is mandatory, and I go to planned parenthood usually and they use a rapid test and prick my finger.... Read more »

rapid testing accuracy

Posted by DUVCAST, 1 Reply
can someone here been tested positive with rapid testing, just want to know if I can trust my results, since I coming back negative at 5.5 months. Thank you for participating Read more »

Accuracy of Rapid Test?? 7.5 weeks

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is the accuracy of a rapid test (oraquick blood drop) at 7.5 weeks similar to an EIA or is it less accurate/sensitive?? Read more »

HIV Rapid Oral Fluid Test Accuracy.

Posted by Baily, 1 Reply
Does anyone know about HIV rapid oral fluid test's accuracy. I have been reading mixed reviews that the rapid oral test has a history of false negitives and does not preform as what the manufactor claims >99%.

I tested with an oral fluid test at... Read more »

Rapid 1 + 2 Test Accuracy??

Posted by jonno, 1 Reply
About 7-8 years ago I had high risk unprotected male/female vaginal sex only. This happened on one occasion.

I have now used a Core Technology Co Ltd HIV 1 + 2 Rapid Home Test twice in the last month and both have shown negative.

http://beijingcore.... Read more »
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Insti Rapid test Accuracy

Hello,I had a brief insertive oral experience in late Feb/2012. Four days later I began having urinary tract difficulties and have been doctoring ever since with symptoms. I had an HIV Elisa lab test at the end of March and negative POC Insti Rapid...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Your risk was EXTREMELY low. I do not even recommend testing for a risk like this. However, as you have already tested.... any testing done at 90 days or later is considered conclusive. You are negative from this incident. I would suggest... Read more »

Rapid Test Accuracy..Scared and Donating to You

Dr BobI have read recent reports, one on TheBody, that says the OraSure Advance Test is not very accurate. I tested negative at 15 weeks since last possible exposure using a fingerprick Rapid Test. Should I now get retested using another test?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I would consider your negative finger-prick rapid test at 15 weeks conclusive. No additional testing is warranted. See below.Dr. BobThanks(Breaking news (FALSE POSITIVE ORAQUICK TESTS)Mar 8, 2009 thanks for your info. I would love to know, we you... Read more »

Accuracy of ELISA at three months of exposure

I had sexual relations with a man who told me a month and a half later that he is hiv+. i tested at this time, negative. I tested at three months of exposure, negative again. My doctor says it is unlikely that I am infected but I read that at three...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Dear Elisa,I agree with your doctor. You are unlikely to have been infected, but you should get tested anyway. You should also practice safe sex! Be careful! DTD... Read more »

HIV rapid blood antibody test accuracy

Hi doctor I am writing from India , what is accuracy of HIV rapid antibody test aftet 10 months expouser. Took two rapid blood HIV antibody test on the mark of 10 months and 10 month 15 days both are non reactive ... It's there any case that...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Any testing at 90 days or later can be considered conclusive. You do not need to retest for this incident.In health,Richard... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rapid HIV Testing in Emergency Departments -- Three U.S. Sites, January 2005-March 2006

Approximately one fourth of the estimated 1 million persons living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the United States are unaware that they are infected with HIV and at risk for transmitting the virus to others. 1 ,2 In April 2003, CDC... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Head-to-Head Comparison of Accuracy of a Rapid Point-of-Care HIV Test With Oral Versus Whole-Blood Specimens: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

In the current study, the researchers sought to establish whether a convenient, non-invasive HIV test that uses oral fluid was accurate compared with using the same test with blood-based specimens. The systematic review and meta-analysis compared... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Panel Calls on Orasure to Devise Trials to Test Accuracy, Safety of OraQuick Oral HIV Test

The FDA Blood Products Advisory Committee in a public hearing on Friday told Bethlehem, Pa.-based OraSure Technologies that it must devise a clinical study to test the accuracy and safety of its oral OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV 1/2 Antibody Test... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Papua New Guinea: AIDS "Reporting" to See Increase

In the last quarterly report, 6,103 people had been diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in Papua New Guinea and the figure is likely to increase as the testing and reporting system improves. National AIDS Council Statistical Officer Agnes Gege said Thursday the... Read more »