Saturday, November 19, 2011
FDA-APPROVED HIV TESTS pt 1
starting a series of posting on ALL the FDA-APPROVED HIV TESTS
1. Abbott HIVABTM HIV-1/HIV-2 (rDNA) EIA
A person who has antibodies to HIV-1 is presumed to be infected with the virus (link to the actual label)... Clinical correlation is indicated with appropriate counseling, medical evaluation and possibly additional testing to decide whether a diagnosis of HIV infection is accurate... AIDS and AIDS-related conditions are clinical syndromes and their diagnosis can only be established clinically... EIA testing cannot be used to diagnose AIDS...”
RECALL 23 Nov 2010 – Reaction Tray lots with ABBOTT PRISM HBsAg and/or ABBOTT PRISM HIV O Plus and to contact ABBOTT for an alternate lot of ABBOTT PRISM Reaction Trays.
RECALL 23 Sep 2010 – Calibration failures when PRISM-HIV-1 Group O Positive Assay Control (2) (Symbol: OPC) is out of specification high.
All the FDA-APPROVED HIV TESTS Here*credit to omsj.org for this list