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The Home Access Hiv-1 Test System

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home access express HIV-1 +, any confirmatory home test?

i tested positive with the Home Access Express HIV-1 test system. is there any HOME TESTING that's confirmatory? how can i purchase it?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
No, and you should have this repeated and with a confirmatory test through a clinical laboratory.... Read more »

Re: home access test question

To help with the Home Access test question. The test system they use is the Vironostika HIV-1... Read more »

Home Access Testing under 18

Dear Dr. Bob,I have noticed that the Home Access test system states that use in those under 18 has... Read more »
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

First In-Home, Rapid HIV Antibody Test Approved for Use in U.S.

On July 3, 2011, FDA approved the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test, the first over-the-counter, self-administered HIV test kit to detect the presence of antibodies to human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) and type 2 (HIV-2). The OraQuick In-Home HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA Approves Only One HIV Home Test Kit

The Food and Drug Administration recently issued a reminder to consumers that there is only one FDA-approved home testing kit for HIV. Numerous unapproved HIV tests are being marketed, the agency said, promising results in the home in 15 minutes or... Read more »
U.S. Federal Trade Commission

Home-Use Tests for HIV Can Be Inaccurate, FTC Warns

If you've tested yourself at home for HIV -- Human Immunodeficiency Virus, the virus that causes AIDS -- you may want to do it again. According to the Federal Trade Commission, some home-use test kits can give users false information about their HIV... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Vital Facts About HIV Home Test Kits

On this page Beware of False Claims About the Approved Product Checking for Antibodies to HIV Rapid Tests: A Clinical Option For More Information Privacy and confidentiality are main... Read more »
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Question about Home Access Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I posted this last night but they deleted it??? I don't know why. I guess it was because that spammer was at it again. at the time that i posted it.

Anyway...I was wondering...I know Home Access makes tests for HIV and Hepatitis C, but why don't they... Read more »

Process of Home Access Test Results

Posted by Smalltown, 3 Replies
ust had a question on calling for Home Access test results. My first concern is if the lab has even received the test. I mailed the test via FedEx on Monday AM. Don't know how far the package got in route before all flights were grounded. Just my... Read more »

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 »

the home access hiv test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
what kind of test is this? elisa? and is it just as good as any other test you would get at a clinic? Read more »