Using conventional HIV tests on oral fluid36499

Last updated on 23-8-2019 by Anonymous (niet gecontroleerd)

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There is need for more evaluations of non-invasive tests in order to broaden the reach of testing programs and to perform large scale epidemiological studies. In this study, three different human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) enzyme linked immunosorbent assays (ELISAs) and one line immunoassay were evaluated to detect HIV antibodies in oral fluid samples. Specimens were collected, after informed consent was obtained, with the Oracol (MMD, Worcester, England) device. A total IgG quantitation test was performed to demonstrate the quality of the sample. Assessment of a modified protocol of the …

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