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oraquick hiv otc test question

Posted by kbuddy77, 2 Replies
is 6 weeks NEG a good indication. I have read articles that most people show antibodies at 25 days and 99% of people will show poz by 6 weeks. I took a blood and Oraquick test at 6 weeks and neg. Can i move on Read more »

oraquick hiv otc test question

Posted by kbuddy77, 3 Replies
I have a quick question for you .... I took the new oraquick test last night cause i had already ordered it i ran the test and the red line at "C" was there No red line at "T" But if you looked very closley with a flashlight you could see a... Read more »

Chlamydia testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,

does anyone around here happen to know how frequent an occurence false negatives are with Chlamydia testing through PCR on first-catch urine?

Thanks in advance,
anonymous Read more »

HLTV testing, and others? -- Also Chlamydia/HIV?

Posted by SoStupid, 2 Replies
Hello again everyone. It's late and I'm once again speculating about all the horrible things that I could have.

My question is simple though -- does anyone know how to go about testing for HPV (gen. warts -- read that you can get tested for them),... Read more »
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Chlamydia testing (including urine tests)

I recently had a Chlaymidia urine test (PCR-DNA) performed approximately one week after the possible exposure. The test came back negative. I have a couple questions regarding my test:1. Is the PCR-DNA test a fairly accurate test?2. Was my...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. When we are doing tests for chlamydia, there are different types of tests available (cell culture, Direct Fluorescent Antibody, EIA, Nucleic Acid Probe, LCR, PCR, and TMA-CT). Some of the newer tests available can use... Read more »

Tested positive for chlamydia, had sex 4 days later.

I know there have been similar questions, but my scenario is a little different. My ex cheated on me and I later found out he gave me chlamydia. I was treated and four days later had sex with a different guy who is clean of std's. Is it...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Yes, it is possible you did not infect him as you were treated. DW... Read more »

Testing, risk, and treatment "CHLAMYDIA + HIV (?)"

I just found out i have chlamydia and took the medicine this evening, soon i will be free from it, however i am awaiting the three month marker to get tested for hiv. My question is... i had sex with 2 people unprotected, one who was drunk so...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,Because your sex partner came in you (multiple times), we'd consider this to be high risk. This is just risk though, if you got HIV all depends on if your partner was infected in the first place, how rough the sex was,... Read more »

OTC Oraquick

I just read the article about the new over the counter Oraquick test and on Bloomberg it's saying that for every 13 true positives, one will be false...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe new home test is just as accurate at the testing you would have done in a clinic setting. The false positive or false negative can happen in either instance. This is why the guidelines for HIV testing are to be initially tested at 3 weeks then... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines Rapid HIV Testing, Debate Over OTC Use; Newsweek Profiles OraSure CEO, Oral HIV Test

The New York Times on Saturday examined rapid HIV testing -- which has become the center of the U.S. strategy to prevent the disease and some say has "revolutionized" testing -- and the debate surrounding FDA 's consideration of a proposal to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Quick Chlamydia Urine Test Accurate in Men

A chlamydia test for males using first-void urine has proven effective in a study, and the rapidity of its results could offer patients same-day treatment, say British researchers. Dr. Helen H. Lee of the University of Cambridge and colleagues... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Urine Test Spots Chlamydia in Male Teens

Routine urine screening for chlamydia is an effective means of detecting infections in sexually active young men, according Dr. Kathleen P. Tebb of the University of California-San Francisco and colleagues. Chlamydia is moderately prevalent among... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia

What Is Chlamydia? How Common Is Chlamydia? How Do People Get Chlamydia? What Are the Symptoms of Chlamydia? What Complications Can Result From Untreated Chlamydia? How Does Chlamydia Affect a Pregnant Woman and Her Baby? How Is... Read more »