Hypertension Blogs

HIV Screening With Nucleic Acid Testing to may Help Identify More Infected People

Filed under: Uncategorized — Medindia Health News June 16, 2010 @ 3:37 pm
image Community-based HIV testing programs generally use only HIV antibody testing, but nucleic acid testing (NAT) can detect the presence of HIV earlier. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine studied more than 3,000 patients who sought HIV testing in community-based clinics in or near San Diego to examine the yield of testing with a rapid test plus NAT and to see whether patients would be willing to access their results by phone or computer.

No Comments »

No comments yet.

RSS feed for comments on this post.

Leave a comment