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Early Expiration May Be Cause of Unusually High False-Positive Rates on OraQuick Rapid HIV Tests, Study FindsThere's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read her explanation of a study she presented at CROI 2009. After... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Your HIV-acquisition risk is remote at best. Your negative Uni-Gold finger-prick rapid tests at 1, 2, 3, 6, 9, 12 and 24 months are definitive, conclusive and highly excessive.Your recent positive OraSure Oral HIV-1/2 must be a false-positive... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,WOO-HOO! Thanks for writing back and sharing your good news. I agree the counseling would be a good idea. Irrational fear is extremely uncomfortable and debilitating! Be well. Stay well.Dr. BobFalse Positive? Uni-gold rapid testOct 7, 2008 Dr... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,You did not have a "false negative" test but rather a "false positive" test! Your first test showing a "faint line" should not have been read as positive. Your negative HIV status was confirmed and reconfirmed by... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Frottage is not considered a risk for HIV transmission/acquisition.Your positive eight-week test was undoubtedly a "false positive," as evidenced by your multiple subsequent negative tests. You've had 10 negative rapid tests... Read more »
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Posted by endlsskys, 1 ReplyThe health care officials said they have never seen a rapid test they have done come back with a false positive 100% are always positive. So if my test is positive with a very light line then chances are I am positive right? THey told me that they... Read more »
Posted by Jim25, 1 ReplyHi all.
In September 2011 i had a high risk exposure with vaginal sex for about 3 minutes will on holidays. 2 weeks later i got severe headaches, sore on my anus for 2 days, loss of appetite and 1 white spot on my inner lip.
I took a rapid test after... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesdoes 2 positive elisas and negaive western blot and then negative rapid test indicated I am negative?
I heard in many countries like UK there is no western blot test also. So how can I console myself that I am not HIV negative, I just had one oral... Read more »
Posted by belk13, 7 RepliesHello.. i tested "false positive" at the local clinic with an ora-sure rapid hiv 1/2 kit.. they immediatley followed it up with a second test (elisa) that was negative.. They had me return for an additional elisa 6 months past last "exposure" also... Read more »
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