Health Officials Inquire Into OraQuick HIV Tests
The US federal health agents have launched an inquiry into the oral HIV tests which have given false results. The use of the product has been stopped at the California and New York health centers. The rapid OraQuick
Advance // saliva test reportedly gives a result in just 20 minutes. The test had g...
Home Based Rapid HIV Test Kit to be approved by US – OraQuick Test Ki
US Food and Drugs Administration is planning to approve the first home based rapid HIV strip test kit. The result of the test will be available within 20 minutes of the test without any physician or clinician help//. This new OraQuick
test kit is now available only to doctors and clinics, which may...
FDA ignores critical information on home HIV tests
...vid Paltiel, PhD, of the Yale School of Medicine. "The disconnect between approved indication and actual use is stark."
The test in question is the oraquick
ADVANCE 1/2, a rapid, point-of-care test that can detect antibodies to both HIV-1 and HIV-2 in 20 minutes using a simple cheek swab. The test is alrea...
Miss Universe 2008 Dayana Mendoza Joins the Fight Against AIDS by Getting Tested for HIV
...ted testing over 3,200 individuals, this year with expanded outreach
efforts and with the support of Orasure Technologies Inc. we are providing
HIV Testing Kits across the country," stated Liliana Ranon,
The Latino Commission on AIDS and the Hispanic Federation spearheaded
False Positives in Oral HIV Test Halt Use in NYC
...on-site, rapid HIV testing of finger-stick, whole-blood specimens using the oraquick
test. Then, in March 2005, the clinics replaced the finger-stick test with an oral fluid test, the oraquick
Advance Rapid HIV-1/2 Antibody Test.
However, beginning in late 2005, th...
Brown researchers create first-ever HIV rapid test video
...arvard School for Public Health. Abbott Diagnostics Inc., which distributes oraquick
a rapid HIV test approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration pai...ssible can understand the explanation of HIV, how it is spread, and how the oraquick
test works. The free video is available on the Brown University AIDS Progra...
Rapid HIV Testing Increases Possibility of Treatment
...other ground breaking product in this arena is the oraquick
ADVANCE Rapid HIV-1/2 Antibody Test, marketed by Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, Ill. The oraquick
line was first introduced in 2002, and was the fir...r venipuncture whole blood specimens. The updated oraquick
ADVANCE Rapid HIV-1/2 Antibody Test FDA approved...
Rapid oral HIV test shows great promise according to MUHC-led research
... study. The study shows that the oral fluid-based oraquick
HIV1/2 test is 100 per cent accurate and patients?...esearchers compared the diagnostic accuracy of the oraquick
test from two samples - one obtained from oral flu...t with the finger testing.
Although the oral oraquick
test has been approved by the US Food and Drug Adm...