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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