Dunedin, FL, April 28, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- Personalized Lab Services, LLC that distributes the only U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved at-home HIV-1 test, announced today 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.
“When it comes to HIV testing, accuracy is so important, and unlike rapid HIV tests, our tests include repeat screening and confirmation testing,” said Todd Myers, owner of Personalized Lab Services, LLC. “While we’ve taken this extra step to provide our customers with the fastest lab test results possible, we have not compromised our +99.9% testing accuracy.
“The next-day HIV-1 test is a great example of our commitment to respond to customer needs without sacrificing safety. We strive to find new and better technology-based solutions to address a real barrier to quality health care today: the inability of people to obtain fast, convenient and confidential information about their health,” Myers added.
Home Access’s next-day results moves in-home testing in the same direction as rapid testing in clinics and doctor’s offices, The test utilizes the same chemical products to produce equally valid results.
The next-day HIV-1 test continues to provide unique, 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.
Personalized Lab Services, LLC doesn’t just give people a test. It offers a real system that includes counseling, referrals and confirmation testing. From a public health perspective, accuracy and counseling are absolutely critical for people when they learn they are HIV-positive.
The HIV-1 tests utilize 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.
The next-day HIV-1 test can be found at www.hivhomekits.com or you can contact them at 888-LAB-DRAW / 727-738-0439. Fax number is 813-354-3683.