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Steps In A Rapid Hiv Test

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One Step Rapid screening test, help please.

please answer my question, i really need an answer, i got tested for HIV 1 and 2 using the method one step-rapid screening test, i got tested on the 27th day of my post exposure, my question is, how reliable is the test that i have done? it came out...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
The test is very reliable. Repeat testing may make you feel more reassured and the chances that second test will be positive depends on what your exposure was exactly. However a negative test at 27 days is very very reassuring.DW... Read more »

rapid test negative and lab test positive, how come ?

I live in Hong Kong,I did an HIV test, first they made a rapid test (taking blood from my finger)... Read more »

How confident can i be with my rapid oral HIV test?

my last possible exposure was in December 2009. my partners step mom had passed away and found out... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Chicagoland National HIV Testing Launches "Step Up, Get Tested" Campaign

More than 22,000 HIV-infected people live in Chicago, with more than half of these cases not progressing to AIDS, according to the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH). Because of increased public awareness, health officials are diagnosing... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

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 »
AIDS.gov

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 test for the detection of HIV antibodies developed by bioLytical Laboratories of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Counseling With Rapid Tests

Why Provide Rapid HIV Testing? Approximately 2.1 million HIV tests are conducted annually in publicly funded counseling, testing, and referral (CTR) programs. However, many persons do not return for the results of conventional tests: 30% of persons... Read more »
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RAPID HIV TEST-DO YOU'll READ THESE WHEN I POST?

Posted by DUDE, 1 Reply
I need some feed back from these news reports. Does anyone read them when I post them?
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FDA Blamed for Holding Up Rapid AIDS
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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.

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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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USAID AND WHO Approved Rapid Hiv 1/2 test - POC

Posted by happyfrog, 1 Reply
Has anyone have any information in the following test:

icare Anti hiv test 1/2 Rapid Made in singapore/

It is USAID and WHO approved? Read more »