Published in AIDS Weekly, August 14th, 2006
"In order to test the detection feasibility of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in saliva, a three-method blind screening analysis was conducted. Sixty-eight individuals were studied, comprising 34 HIV carriers and 34 noncarriers (controls) of matched gender and age," scientists in Greece report.
According to C. Yapijakis and colleagues at the University of Athens, "An oral examination preceded saliva and blood sampling of studied individuals.
"All samples were tested blind for HIV by using two immunological methods [Oraquick-compatible enzyme-linked...
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