II. Indications

  1. HIV Screening
    1. Fourth generation HIV Screening Tests are more accurate and

III. General

  1. Confirm rapid test with HIV Western Blot Assay

IV. Labs: Uni-Gold Recombigen

  1. Detects HIV 1 Antibody from blood in 10 minute test
  2. Test Sensitivity: 100% and Test Specificity: 99.7%
  3. CDC - FDA News
    1. http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/topics/testing/resources/press_releases/FDArelease.htm

V. Labs: OraQuick Rapid Antibody Test

  1. Detects HIV 1 and 2 Antibody in oral fluid in 20 minute test
  2. Test Sensitivity and Test Specificity 99%
  3. Van den Berk (2003) J Clin Microbiol 41:3868-9 [PubMed]

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