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Reviews Of People Who Have Taken The Home Access Hiv Test

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Self test kits (HOME ACCESS EXPRESS TEST)

Dear Rob,Sometime ago I indicated that my wife is pregant, now at 7 & 1/2 months. She was diagonised to be HIV positive.Well, I decided to take some tests but my result shows a clean bill, i.e. negative. I have repeatedly taken the self-test for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The only FDA-approved home test kit for HIV is the Home Access Express test. It is very accurate with sensitivity and specificity both approaching 100%. (See below.)Dr. BobHome Access Kits?Sep 3, 2005 Can you tell me if the Home Access test... Read more »

Testing with Discreet 3 minute vs Home Access

Dear Dr.,First of all, thank you and all the staff for the great work you are doing. You provide so... Read more »

20 Years in Hell Follow Up (HOME ACCESS EXPRESS TEST, 2009)

Dear Dr. Frascino,Thank you so very much for your prompt and helpful response to my earlier... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Panel to Review Proposal to Make OraSure Technologies' Rapid HIV Test Available for At-Home Use

An advisory panel of FDA on Nov. 3 is scheduled to review a proposal to make OraSure Technologies ' rapid HIV test available for use in the home, the New York Times reports. After the panel makes a recommendation, OraSure said it likely will... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Editorials Urge FDA to Approve OraSure Technologies' Rapid HIV Test for Home Use

An advisory panel of FDA on Thursday is scheduled to review a proposal to make OraSure Technologies ' rapid HIV test available for use in the home. After the panel makes a recommendation, OraSure said it likely will formally apply to sell the test... Read more »
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Barriers and Recommendations in Providing Access to Reproductive Health Options for People Living With HIV/AIDS in Uganda

This article is part of a transcript of a presentation delivered at the XVIII International AIDS Conference in Vienna, Austria . The original session took place on July 21, 2010. Jump to the table of contents to see other articles in the series. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

People With Access to Rapid HIV Tests More Likely to Get Tested, Collect Results, Study Says

People with access to rapid HIV tests are more likely to get tested and collect their results than people with access to traditional testing, according to a study presented this week by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs at the XVI... Read more »
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HOME ACCESS is the ONLY home test one should use

Posted by DUDE
If you used the HOMEACCESS (FDA approved) HIV anti-body test, and it was >6 months past your last test,
you are HIV negative. The test is FDA approved, which is the government's way of saying it's safe and very reliable. It is the same
test used by... Read more »

HOME ACCESS TESTING HIV-1

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello everyone, I pray all are doing well. I posted 1-11-01 about the fda approved Home Access Hiv-1 testing. I was wondering if people could let me know if you think it is just as reliable as the doctor's test for hiv. I just want to be content... Read more »

Home Access Test- What is a First Generation Test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have taken the Home Access test which I have learned is a First Generation Test. I was negative at 35 days which made me happy. I know the window for the most modern ELISA tests is 25 days on Average. I also know that the Home Access uses a 1st... Read more »

GMHC/Home Access

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I just talked to the GMHC hotline and they said that Home Access would probably be 90% accurate at around 8 weeks but they also told me that Home Access produces false negatives because some people don't give enough blood to sample. Now I'm... Read more »