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U.S. CDC – Mozambique Evaluation

In Mozambique it is estimated that there are currently around 1.8 million people living with HIV . With a prevalence of about 15% in people aged 15 to 49, Mozambique is one of the countries most affected by HIV. Availability … see all

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2012 W.H.O. Evaluation of Our HIV 1/2 Stat-Pak®

Date: 6 January 2012
Draft Report W.H.O evaluation of HIV 1/2 Stat-Pak®

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2012 W.H.O. Evaluation of Our HIV 1/2 Stat-Pak® Dipstick

The HIV 1/ 2 Stat-Pak® Dipstick with product code1 HIV303, manufactured by Chembio Diagnostic Systems, Inc., 3661 Horseblock Road, Medford, NY 11763, United States of America, regulatory version “solely for export outside of the United States of America, except

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Dual Path Platform HIV 1/2 assay: evaluation of a novel rapid test using oral fluids for HIV screening at the National Hospital in Abuja, Nigeria.

HIV/AIDS disease is endemic in Nigeria and associated with stigmatization. Availability of a reliable rapid testing kit and procedure will increase uptake of services. The study aimed to determine the correlation between detection of HIV antibodies in blood to that

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POC Simultaneous Detection of Nontrep and Treponemal antibodies for patients with Syphilis

We describe a point-of-care immunochromatographic test for the simultaneous detection of both nontreponemal and treponemal antibodies in the sera of patients with syphilis that acts as both a screening and a confirmatory test. A total of 1,601 banked serum samples

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Evaluation of the Performance Characteristics of 6 Rapid HIV Antibody Tests

In 1998, when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) encouraged the use of rapid human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) tests to increase the receipt of results among persons tested for HIV [1], only the Single Use Diagnostic System for

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Design, development and evaluation of rK28-based point-of-care tests for improving rapid diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis.

Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is diagnosed by microscopic confirmation of the parasite in bone marrow, spleen or lymph node aspirates. These procedures are unsuitable for rapid diagnosis of VL in field settings. The development of rK39-based rapid diagnostic tests (RDT) revolutionized

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Prospective Evaluation of Two Oral Fluid HIV Tests…

In Mozambique it is estimated that there are currently around 1.8 million people living with HIV. With a prevalence of about 15% in people aged 15 to 49, Mozambique is one of the countries most affected by HIV.

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Selection of antigens and development of prototype tests for point-of-care Leprosy diagnosis.

Leprosy can be a devastating chronic infection that causes nerve function impairment and associated disfigurement. Despite the recent reduction in the number of registered worldwide leprosy cases as a result of the widespread use of multidrug therapy, the number of

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Validation of a Rapid and Reliable Test for Diagnosis of Chagas’ Disease by Detection of T. cruzi-Specific Antibodies in Blood of Donors and Patients in Central America

In this study we compared the performance of the Chagas Stat-Pak rapid immunochromatographic test with a standard enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) in the serodiagnosis of Chagas’ disease in Central America. Out of 3,400 blood donor samples, 156 (4.6%) were positive

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