Performance characteristics of the AmpliScreen HIV-1 test, an assay designed for screening plasma mini-pools.

This study evaluated the performance characteristics of the AmpliScreen(TM)Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Type 1 (HIV-1) Test, Version 1.5, a test designed for screening pools composed of samples from individual units of blood or plasma. HIV-1, hepatitis C (HCV) and hepatitis B (HBV) virus particles were simultaneously extracted and concentrated from plasma… CONTINUE READING