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Year : 2003  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 193-195

Performance evaluation of four different kits available in the Indian market, for the rapid detection of HIV antibody


Department of Clinical Virology, Christian Medical College, Vellore - 632 004, Tamilnadu, India

Correspondence Address:
G Sridharan
Department of Clinical Virology, Christian Medical College, Vellore - 632 004, Tamilnadu
India
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The performance of four rapid human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) antibody screening assays was evaluated on an established panel of samples. All the assays showed 100% sensitivity and specificities in the range of 98.6-100%. These tests can safely be used for screening at centres in India where facilities are limited.






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2004 - Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology
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