Best Practices for HIV-1/2 Screening: When to Test and What to Test

Ying Liu, MD, Resident Pathologist;Nam Tran, PhD, Director of Clinical Chemistry and SARC
Background: The World Health Organization (WHO) estimated by end of 2016 over 36.7 million people are living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) / acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and 1 million people die of AIDS annually.1 Early detection and treatment of the disease is instrumental in reducing the spread of HIV. There are two main methods for HIV testing: (a) immunoassay, and (b) molecular techniques. [...]

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