HIV Testing


Subject:
Infectious Diseases , AIDS/HIV

Description:
Overview of the process of testing for HIV. Explains the HIV antibody tests (ELISA, Western blot assay, and indirect immunofluorescence assay), the "window period," interpretation and accuracy of test results, other types of tests (such as rapid HIV and home tests), testing for specific populations (such as immigrants and pregnant women), and more. Includes some California-specific information. From the San Francisco AIDS Foundation.

Publisher:
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.sfaf.org/aids101/hiv_testing.html


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