Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, December 27th, 2005
According to a study from Australia, "Fourth-generation human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) screening immunoassays reduce the diagnostic window between infection and diagnosis by the inclusion of HIV p24 antigen detection together with HIV antibody detection in the same test.
"We compared third- and fourth-generation HIV immunoassays and a dedicated HIV p24 antigen test for detection of a case of HIV seroconversion."
"This demonstrated a second diagnostic window using the...
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