OraQuick

OraQuick®

Lab medicine A technology produced by OraSure, Inc used to rapidly assess HIV-1 antibody status in oral fluids
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For these free HIV testing events, OraSure donated the OraQuick ADVANCE Rapid HIV-1/2 Antibody Test which detects antibodies to HIV-1 and HIV-2 in 20 minutes, allowing patients to be informed quickly of their HIV status and enabling them to be linked to appropriate care immediately.
Participants completed a behavioural questionnaire and were shown and provided instructions and a demonstration of use of blood (AtomoRapid HIV-H Antibody Test, Atomo Diagnostics, Australia) and oral fluid-based (OraQuick ADVANCE Rapid HIV-1/2 Antibody Test, OraSure Technologies, USA) self-test kits.
HIV and HCV statuses were assessed by using the INSTI HIV-1/HIV-2 Rapid Antibody Test (bioLytical Laboratories) and OraQuick HCV Rapid Antibody tests (OraSure Technologies).
He described today as an important event to commemorate the work the company has been doing not only in the U.S., but around the world with development of its self-testing products, such as its OraQuick HIV test products.
Prior to implementing the PrEP intervention, clinic staff provided one-on-one sexual risk reduction counseling in a private clinic room while waiting for 20 minutes for results from the OraQuick rapid HIV test (OraSure Technologies, Inc., Bethlehem, PA, USA).
To be sure a subject was positive for HIV, a confirmatory test was performed using the OraQuick confirmation test (Premier Co.
Together with Walgreens, OraSure is also launching the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test Retail Access Card, available for public health organizations and advocacy groups across the U.S.
What's striking is that Sheen's public disclosure increased sales of HIV home-testing kit OraQuick almost eight times more than after long-running awareness campaign World AIDS Day, which has been held every December 1 since 1988.
The analysts narrowed down their research to weekly analysis from April 12, 2016, to April 16, 2016, and took OraQuick rapid in-home HIV tests as their sample.
With the existing testing protocol for HIV in Ghana, all false positive outcomes will be confirmed with OraQuick HIV-1/2 just as true positive outcomes at the PMTCT centres, while blood donors will fail outright and will be directed to the designated counseling units for further attention.
- Oraquick Rapid for HIV1/2 is 100% sensitive and 99.2% specific