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When Is Hiv Test Accurate

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Rapid HIV Test. How accurate?

Hello Dr. Bob, Thank you for taking the time in reading this.It has been since 6/7/2010 I had unprotected oral sex/partial intercourse with a female. I say partial because she tried to get me to enter her with out a condom, I got half way in but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,A negative rapid HIV test at six months would be considered definitive, conclusive and WOO-HOO-able. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional Read more »

hiv testing how accurate are they

my wife got tested at a plasma place just for the usually things i guess and one her hiv test first... Read more »

HIV testing accurate?

Dr. Kull-I wrote to you earlier concerning my symptoms. Thanks.I just got my results back for 6.5... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Seattle Department Finds OraSure HIV Test to Be Less Accurate Than Label Claims

...contacted Seattle officials. Nonetheless, the agency sent a letter to physicians on Aug. 20, voicing support for oral fluid HIV testing and stating that the test has performed well "overall" and is important for increasing the number of people... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rapid HIV Test During Labor Gives Accurate Results

...were sent to its 24-hour hospital laboratory for OraQuick rapid testing. A total of 225 women were tested using point-of-care HIV testing, and 155 were tested relying on the laboratory. The average turnaround time for getting the results was 45... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Get Tested on HIV Testing Day

... In the run-up to National HIV Testing Day June 27, CDC has released new statistics indicating that more than 1.1 million Americans are HIV positive, with 21 percent Read more »
The Body PRO

Innovative Rapid HIV Test Appears to Detect Acute HIV; OraQuick Rapid Saliva Tests Found to Be Not Very Accurate for High Risk Testers

...there. This raised the question, which we tried to answer in this poster: How do the variety of available and now newly available HIV tests perform given that there is so much acute infection that was previously unrecognized in these testing... Read more »
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Experts-Are any HIV test really 100% accurate?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
How reliable are any of these test? Has there ever been false negatives for PCR after 28 days? Also, what's the number of documented cases of Elisa or Home access negative at 9 weeks to be positive at 13 weeks? Where and who came up with the 13 week... Read more »

How accurate is Oraquick Advice Rapid HIV Test?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
From all the articles i read the specificity on the test is 100% which means if your negative then your really negative unless your in the window period. This was the fingerprick test I tested 43 Days after exposure - negative I tested 121 days... Read more »

hiv tesing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...are military hiv testing accurate Read more »

believe your symptoms not your HIV test

Posted by Anonymous, 14 Replies
read this: http://www.thebody.com/apla/aug99/kimberly.html Read more »