Latest HIV blood screening Stories

Over-the-Counter HIV Test Approved By FDA
2012-07-04 05:46:02

The FDA recently approved the OraQuick In-Home HIV test, the first over-the-counter HIV test kit that can be used at home.

Expert Health Panel Urges FDA To Approve In-Home HIV Test
2012-05-16 10:11:12

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will be tasked with deciding the fate of a new over-the-counter HIV testing kit that would allow people to test for the virus in the privacy of their own home.

2011-08-11 06:42:03

What segment of the population currently has the highest rate of increase of HIV/AIDS cases?

2010-09-29 12:39:37

Detection of acute HIV infection (the stage of disease immediately after HIV acquisition but before HIV antibodies are detectable) with pooled nucleic acid amplification testing (that detects the presence of HIV genetic material in the blood before antibodies are detectable) is feasible but not cost-effective in all settings.

2010-06-21 09:54:00

Test advances ability to detect HIV infection earlier SILVER SPRING, Md., June 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first assay to detect both antigen and antibodies to Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).

2010-06-21 07:00:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., June 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Every nine and a half minutes, someone in the United States is infected with HIV, and one out of every five of these individuals doesn't know it. To help stem the spread of this disease, the U.S.

2010-01-25 08:59:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- An assay to aid in the early detection of HIV infection may soon be available in the United States. Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today it has submitted a Premarket Approval application for the ARCHITECT HIV Ag/Ab Combo assay to the U.S.

2009-09-21 08:58:41

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2009-09-18 14:59:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced approval of the Abbott Prism HIV O Plus assay, as a screening tool designed to detect the presence of certain antibodies to HIV.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.