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What Stores Sell Hiv Testing Kits

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Test kits

Do you know of any chain type stores that sell over the counter FDA approved HIV test kits? One that you send a sample and call number for results. Thank you....
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Visit the Home Access website for more information about ordering their kit or finding out store locations. Do not buy any other brands over the internet or elsewhere. Home Access is the only FDA approved home antibody test kit. See my response... Read more »

HIV Test validity (Geodesic Meditech HIV TEST YOURSELF test kit )

Doctor, either a valid test needs to be made available to the public otherwise people will use... Read more »

HIV Test Kit and Epididymitis

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South African Home HIV Test Kits Withdrawn

The leading South African supermarket chain Pick 'n Pay has agreed to suspend sales of a home HIV self-testing kit marketed by Homelab following a complaint lodged by the South African Medical Association (SAMA). "Proper counseling is essential to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Health Canada Asks That HIV Home Test Kit Be Pulled

Health Canada has asked Toronto-based Accu-Metrics to stop advertising and selling its HIV home test kits, and the agency is reminding consumers that no such kit has been approved for use in Canada. Accu-Metrics said it will comply and stop selling... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Avoid Unapproved Home HIV Test Kits, Could Yield False Results: Health Canada

Health Canada on Monday issued an advisory warning consumers not to use any HIV home test kits, as the products are not licensed medical devices and can provide false results. In particular, Health Canada cited the "Clean Testing HIV Home Test Kit"... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Test Kits for HIV Defective, Off Market

A U.S. Federal Trade Commission settlement announced yesterday bars Seville Marketing and Gregory Stephen Wong, both of British Columbia, from selling or advertising the Discreet brand HIV test kit to U.S. consumers unless it has been approved by... Read more »
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At Home HIV Testing Kits

Posted by nuthugger24, 2 Replies
Hi everyone.

Does anyone know anything about doing your own HIV test yourself at home? Is there such a thing? How do I get one? I think the only way I will ever be able to test is through this method. I heard something about it on the internet... Read more »

Rapid HIV test home kits

Posted by rustychaucer5968, 2 Replies
Hi, I just read a post in another forum here that an HIV + individual experimented with a 3 HIV home assessments and got two negatives and one positive. He is HIV positive but tested negative twice n the home kits . Could the 4 rapid HIV tests from... Read more »

Question about HIV home test kits.

Posted by Mark100, 4 Replies
Hey Guys,
so I was diagnosed with HIV on Feb 20th of this year and have been on meds since March (Kivexa and Isentress). When I first realized I was infected I was in shock because I hadn't done anything risky (except for oral which is considered... Read more »

Home Testing Kits?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I found an online site http://www.htkits.com/ that claims their home testing kits for HIV is 99% accurate. Is there any truth to this? Can I trust those results? Has anyone else used kits like these? Any feedback? Read more »