HIV/AIDS - Testing

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Abstract:

This one-page handout with accompanying audio and video educates people about testing for HIV/AIDS. It explains that most HIV tests look for antibodies to the HIV virus. It discusses different kinds of HIV tests and when they are used, such as the Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA) test and the Western blot confirmatory test. It defines seroconversion, and outlines the circumstances for other types of HIV tests. Adapted from materials on the AIDS.gov website.

Author(s):
Healthy Roads Media
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
Company review
A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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N/A
Population:
N/A
Keywords:
Blotting, western, HIV/AIDS, HIV/AIDS testing, Immunoassay, Seroconversion
Copyright:
Licensed by Creative Commons
Date Last Reviewed:
8/29/2013
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