Evaluation of external quality assessment results for HIV testing laboratories in Korea using current analytical methods.

BACKGROUND This report presents HIV External Quality Assessment (EQAS) results by the KCDC from the 17 HIV testing laboratories that also performed HIV-1 western blot testing of the 585 laboratories. METHOD The HIV EQAS panel consisted of 10 undiluted plasma samples from donors who were 3 positive, four indeterminate and 3 negative for HIV antibody. The… (More)