• Home Access Health (Hoffman Estates, Illinois), manufacturer of the only FDA-approved at-home HIV-1 test, reported that it has begun providing next-business-day results for its Express HIV-1 Test System. The accelerated, next business-day results continue to provide the same proven +99.9% accuracy as existing Home Access HIV-1 tests, and continues to provide comprehensive pre- and post-test HIV counseling to everyone tested. Individuals can access counseling and results anonymously using their telephone. Trained counselors guide customers through the testing process, offering HIV prevention and resource education. Home Access HIV-1 tests use a retractable safety lancet for blood collection. Customers prick a fingertip and place drops of blood on the blood specimen card included in the test kit.

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