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10 week with Rapid Oral Test

In July, my husband got drunk at work and couldn't find his way home. He just kind of staggered around a park all night and I became paranoid that maybe he sat on a needle or something (in Brooklyn, NY). I called the parks volunteers and they said...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
It's very accurate. There's no way he became infected by walking in the park. 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 »

PEP and accuracy of HIV testing

Hi Doctor Frascino,I've had unprotected anal and oral sex with the same guy for about 1.5 months.... Read more »
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...hours, but most test sites send samples to outside labs, where they are tested in batches, so you may have to wait one to two weeks for results. Beyond the Window Period ELISA tests are very rarely "false negative." This means if you have 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

...Department of Health doing with the understanding of this finding, how are they changing practice? This finding is about two weeks old, so nothing yet. They're going to be reviewing the data and I'd refer you actually to the Department of... Read more »
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...repeated negative test results, even though I keep experiencing symptoms? Is there a difference between six months and 24 weeks? I tested negative five and a half months after possible exposure, but I'm going to take another test. What are... Read more »
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FDA Approves New Rapid HIV Test Delivering Results in 60 Seconds

... Richard Klein, FDA . Earlier this week the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the approval of the INSTIā„¢ HIV-1 Antibody Test, a new, single use rapid Read more »
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two and a half hours.....

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I posted a few days ago that the guy I was involved with was coming to my home to do a home access test. He actually showed up. So in two and a half hours the results come back. I know that even if he has HIV, it doesn't mean that I do.. but a... Read more »

Negative 10 1/2 week test...............

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...How much reliability can I put on that?? ( A rapid oral Oraquick test) Read more »

Tested at 10 weeks

Posted by mike2007, 3 Replies
...Hi, I have been tested at a local clinic three times now with the oraquick 20 min rapid test (finger stick blood test) at 6 weeks, 8 weeks, and now 10 weeks post risky encounter. Results negative all three times. I will test again at 13 weeks,... Read more »

Rapid test

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Mass says 6 week window period for a hiv blood test but 3 months for a rapid test. I thought they [rapid test] was the same sensitivity. I think Read more »