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Rapid HIV Test Approved For the U.S. Rapid HIV Test Approved For the U.S.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved the first “rapid” HIV test that detects both HIV-1 p24 antigen and HIV-1 and HIV-2 antibodies. The “Alere Determine HIV-1/2 Ag/Ab Combo” test has been approved as an aid for the …

HIV Test Technology Could Lead To Early Detection
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HIV testing has long been a tedious thing for doctors and scientists, who generally use saliva tests which only detect the virus in its later stages. But now, a new method has been developed which could revolutionize the way testing …

HIV Test For Babies Tested For Developing Nations

A clinical trial of a new HIV drug test could improve the lives of both mothers and children in developing nations. The test delivers results in under one hour – far faster than conventional tests – and researchers hope it …

HIV Tests to Become More Routine

A recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is expected to suggest that HIV screenings become routine. The USPSTF is an independent panel of physicians who are experts in preventive medicine. The task force uses evidence-based medicine to …

HIV Test: Over-the-Counter Version Approved by the FDA
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An HIV test approved for home use by the FDA is scheduled to become available to the American population this October, according to CBS News. OraQuick, which will be available at Walgreens, CVS, Walmart, and various online pharmacies, should run …

WR Tweets HIV Results: STD Free and Proud of It

WR tweets HIV results to the world, and everyone wonders why, exactly, someone would want to share that sort of personal information with their followers. Unless someone in your friends list is a potential partner somewhere down the line, I …