Evaluation of a rapid antigen and antibody combination test in acute HIV infection.

@article{Faraoni2013EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of a rapid antigen and antibody combination test in acute HIV infection.},
  author={Silvia Faraoni and Andrea Rocchetti and Franca Gotta and Tina Ruggiero and Giancarlo Orofino and Stefano Bonora and Valeria Ghisetti},
  journal={Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology},
  year={2013},
  volume={57 1},
  pages={84-7}
}
BACKGROUND New strategies at implementing HIV testing including rapid HIV assays are highly recommended to avoid late diagnosis. To shorten the diagnostic window period, the first point-of-care HIV assay, Determine HIV ½ Ag/Ab Combo (D4G, Alere, I) for the combined detection of p24 and anti-HIV antibody has been recently marketed and mainly tested in high… CONTINUE READING