HIV 1/2 Confirmatory assay (supplemental)

Test Method
Antibody / Antigen.
Specimen Required
CSF
Reference Ranges
Positive HIV-1 = Any 2 bnads of the 4 HIV-1 test lines with at least 1 ENV gp160 (band 4) or gp41 (band 6), Negative = no band, Indeterminate = 1 ENV (band 4 or 6), 1 GAG (band 5), 1 POL (band 3) or 1 GAG and 1 POL (bands 5 and 3). Positive HIV-2 = 2 HIV-2 bands gp36 and gp140 (band 1 and 2), Negative = no band, Indetermiante = 1 ENV gp36 (band 1) or gp140 (band 2), gp36 (band 1) alone or gp140 (band 2) alone.
Contact
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