Palabra clave ‘HIV tests’

Experts express doubts about HIV control

Viernes, Junio 10th, 2011

Experts reviewing Nigeria’s new HIV/AIDS prevalence rate have said it called for studies to actually ascertain the country’s HIV incidence rate in a bid to know if the various strategies put in place by government was actually reducing new cases of HIV, and to know if the virus is being controlled.

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How do HIV tests work?

Sábado, Abril 30th, 2011

The most commonly used HIV tests detect HIV antibodies – the substances the body creates in response to becoming infected with HIV. There are tests that look for HIV’s genetic material or proteins directly; these may also be used to find out if someone has been infected with HIV.

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