Saliva Rapid HIV Test Announced

INNOVATEK MEDICAL INC INNOVATEK at mindlink.bc.ca
Sat Dec 9 18:16:01 EST 1995


In article <30C89947.B37 at cmainc.com> Jim Dougherty <jimd at cmainc.com> writes:
>From: Jim Dougherty <jimd at cmainc.com>
>Subject: Saliva Rapid HIV Test Announced
>Date: Fri, 08 Dec 1995 15:00:07 -0500

>http://www.cmainc.com/hiv.htm WorldWide Medical Testing has announced 
>the worldwide availability of the Saliva Rapid HIV Test. Approved by the 
>USFDA for export-only, these test kits have been shown to be as 
>effective as the serum-based ELISA and Western blot tests. (Sensitivity 
>- 100%, Specificity - 98.07%). Non-invasive procedure is ideal in any 
>area where rapid (5-10 minutes), reliable results are required and 
>expensive lab and personnel are not available: developing nations, armed 
>forces, emergency medicine, disaster relief, etc. Additional information 
>is available at our Web site for government entities, health 
>organizations, exporters/importers, business developers, media, etc. 
>E-Mail requests to mailto:jimd at caminc.com
>-- 
>WorldWide Medical Testing, Inc
>Helping the World fight AIDS - Saliva Rapid HIV Test
>http://www.cmainc.com/hiv.htm - jimd at cmainc.com


Your statement about US FDA approval for export only is misleading and I 
consider it as false advertising.

US FDA either approve or not approve a product period.  There is no such 
thing as *approved for export only*.

Your claim here is considered as *mislabelling* by US FDA.



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