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Urine HIV Antibody Tests

What are the details about the urine test mentioned on CNNyesterday?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...More recently, antibody tests using saliva became available (known as Orasure). Now, a new antibody test is available using urine. All of the antibody tests (blood, saliva, and urine) use the ELISA and Western Blot techniques, and are subject... Read more »

insurane woes and possible woo-hoo

Dr. Bob,I had the ol rub and tug (nothing else, she was fully clothed) about 12 weeks ago. Well I... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...of test, but there are many locations that will provide the test for free. For testing locations, you can call the California HIV/AIDS Hotline at 1-800-367-AIDS or you can do your own referral search by visiting www.aidshotline.org . ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...blood test. Newer tests can detect HIV antibodies in mouth fluid (not the same as saliva), a scraping from inside the cheek, or urine. "Rapid" HIV test results are available within 10 to 30 minutes after a sample is taken. In November 2010 the... Read more »
The Body

HIV Testing 101

...listing of overviews, news and research articles . If you'd like to get tested for HIV, talk to your doctor or call a local HIV/AIDS hotline or HIV organization to find out about trustworthy places you can go for testing. If you live in the... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

HIV Antibody Tests -- Now You Have Several Choices

...has improved, there are now different types of antibody tests available. Antibody tests can now be done on blood, saliva, and urine, and blood tests can even be done at home. All of the antibody tests are based on ELISA and Western Blot... Read more »
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Urine Testing for HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello, I need your help. I may be positive for HIV (waiting on results). Recently, I accepted a new position with a new company. The company's insurance vendor requires that you Read more »

Urine Testing for HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...Recently, I accepted a new position with a new company. The company's insurance vendor requires that you take an HIV test via urine sample. If I am positive, I definitely do not want my company's insurance vendor to deny me coverage and then... Read more »

help pls!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...can you detect HIV w/ a normal urinalysis just like what you take in school check ups? pls answer. Read more »

Urine Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, I took a Urine Test for HIV at 8 months. First off, how accurate is a urine test for HIV and by the way, I tested negative for antibodies. Read more »