What is the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test?
The OraQuick In-Home HIV Test is a rapid self-administered over-the-counter (OTC) test. This approved test uses oral fluid to check for antibodies to HIV Type 1 and HIV Type 2, the viruses that cause AIDS.Having an expected performance of 99.98%, it is extremely important for those who self-test using the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test to carefully read and follow all labeled directions.
how does it work?
The kit is designed to allow you to take the HIV test anonymously and in private with the collection of an oral fluid sample by swabbing your upper and lower gums with the test device. After collecting the sample you insert the device into the kit’s vial which contains a developer solution, wait 20-40 minutes, and read the test result.
What it contains?
The OraQuick In-Home HIV Test kit consists of a test stick (device) to collect the specimen, a test tube (vial) to insert the test stick (device) and complete the test, testing directions, two information booklets (“HIV, Testing and Me” and “What your results mean to you”), a disposal bag and phone numbers for consumer support.