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Uni-gold Recombigen Hiv Test

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Approves Trinity Biotech's Uni-Gold Recombigen HIV Test for Use in Doctors' Offices, Clinics

FDA has approved Ireland-based Trinity Biotech 's Uni-Gold Recombigen HIV test for use in almost 200,000 clinics and doctors' offices in the United States, the company on Wednesday announced, the Associated Press reports. FDA first approved the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gold Mines in Kenyan Community Create Challenges for HIV/AIDS Awareness Efforts, IRIN/PlusNews Reports

HIV/AIDS awareness messages targeted at the gold mining communities of Nyatike in Kenya's Migori district are having little impact, Tom Rakewa, Migori district's HIV/AIDS officer, said recently, IRIN/ PlusNews reports. Many women and girls turn to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Survival From HIV-1 Seroconversion in Southern Africa: A Retrospective Cohort Study in Nearly 2,000 Gold-Miners Over 10 Years of Follow-Up

Viktor von Wyl and colleagues 1 looked at the Swiss Cohort to examine the emergence of antiretroviral resistance after patients began their first antiretroviral regimen that included either a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI)... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Uni-Gold only tests for HIV-1, do I need to test for HIV-2 as well

Hi Dr. Bob,35 days ago, I had an potential exposure. A stripper gave me an unprotected handjob using her saliva as lubricant. I am not sure if there was blood in her saliva. The handjob was pretty rough and I had got genital herpes (but I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.Your HIV-acquisition risk from getting a hand-job from a Bouncing Bertha at the local Badda Bing is essentially nonexistent, even if she used her saliva as a lubricant and you have a history of genital herpes (but no active... Read more »

False Positive? Uni-gold rapid test

Dr Bob,Thanks for all the work you do; you really are moving the fight forward. I have donated and plan to keep donating. Can you respond to me one more time, please?Quick question, I have had a sore throat that I have not been able to shake. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,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 »

FalseRE: Positive? Uni-gold rapid test

Dr. Bob,Thanks for answering my question and to no surprise "YOU ARE RIGHT AGAIN".The ENT didn't find any thrush just post nasal drip and GERD. My GP ELISA results came back non-reactive (Woo-Hoo)!! What a rough couple of days. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,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 »

Re: Indeterminate 6 Months (Determine & Uni Gold) (A FEW FUNNY QUESTIONS, 2009)

Hie DocThanks for your responce on my Q a few weeks ago, I really appreciate your taking time to answer me on that, taking into account the gazzilion Qs you get from the Gazillion, I took your advice, and still waiting for my WB test, the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey CJ,A "whacked-out" chapter is a great idea. Believe it or not, I don't even post the really zany ones! Just for your amusement I'll post below a few potential entries "from the vault" that might qualify for the new... Read more »
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Research Participation - Uni of Nottingham

Posted by phoenixmo
Dear members,

My name is Phoenix and I am a doctoral candidate at Institute of Work, Health and Organisation, the University of Nottingham. As part of my doctoral research I am conducting a survey which aims to explore the effects of health-related... Read more »

Rapid test

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oraquick home hiv test question

Posted by jamesmore32, 3 Replies
Hi I had a low risk exposure 8 weeks ago and have taken the oraquick home mouth Swab test at 4 weeks and 8 weeks both negative I know the test says to test at 12 weeks but out of fear I tested early should I still be worried? Or can I take these... Read more »

Anxiety and HIV testing

Posted by kbuddy77, 2 Replies
I have been in a total crazy stressed out state in a situation where i drank too much and blacked out for 2 hours that was 2 mths ago I thought and knew i had this disease when in fact i dont was tested today using Trinty Uni-gold Third generation... Read more »