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December 2016
 

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General Reports
 

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries 
 
Sensitivity of HIV rapid tests compared to fourth generation enzyme immunoassays or HIV RNA tests - a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Tan WS, Chow EP, Fairley CK,

AIDS
. 2016 Apr 27
Abstract

Ethical implications of HIV self-testing.
Youngs J, Hooper C.

J Med Ethics
. 2015 Aug 14.
Abstract

Performance of rapid tests for discrimination between HIV-1 and/or HIV-2 infections.
Gautheret-Dejean A, Bocobza J,
Brunet S, et a
l
J Med Virol
. 2015 Jun 16.
Abstract

LINK TO FULL-TEXT ARTICLE IN ABSTRACT
Arguments for and against HIV self-testing.
Wood BR, Ballenger C, Stekler JD.

HIV
AIDS (Auckl)
. 2014 Aug 2;6:117-26.
Paper via Link

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Finger-Stick Whole Blood HIV-1/-2 Home-Use Tests Are More Sensitive than Oral Fluid-Based In-Home HIV Tests.
Jaspard M, Le Moal G, Saberan-Roncato M,  et al.

PLoS One
. 2014 Jun 27;9(6):e101148.
Paper

A rapid RT-PCR assay for the detection of HIV-1 in human plasma specimens.
Burchard PR, Abou Tayoun AN, Scherer A, Tsongalis GJ.
Exp Mol Pathol. 2014 Jun 16.
Abstract

Causes of false-positive HIV rapid diagnostic test results.
Klarkowski D, O'Brien DP, Shanks L, Singh KP.
Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2013 Dec 5.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE

Variation in Specificity of HIV Rapid Diagnostic Tests over Place and Time: An Analysis of Discordancy Data Using a Bayesian Approach
Klarkowski D, Glass K, O'Brien D, Lokuge K, et al
PLoS One. 2013 Nov 25;8(11):
Paper

Use of rapid HIV assays as supplemental tests in specimens with repeatedly reactive screening immunoassay results not confirmed by HIV-1 Western blot.
Wesolowski LG, Delaney KP, Meyer WA  et al
J Clin Virol
. 2013 Sep;58(1):240-4.
Abstract

Rapid HIV self-testing: long in coming but opportunities beckon.
Myers JE, El-Sadr WM, Zerbe A, Branson BM.
AIDS. 2013 Jul 17;27(11):1687-1695
Abstract

Comparison of Enhanced Targeted Rapid HIV Screening Using the Denver HIV Risk Score to Nontargeted Rapid HIV Screening in the Emergency Department.
Haukoos JS, Hopkins E, Bender B,  et al
Ann Emerg Med
. 2013 Jan 3.
Abstract

Development of a Novel Rapid HIV Test for Simultaneous Detection of Recent or Long-Term HIV Type 1 Infection Using a Single Testing Device.
Granade TC, Nguyen S, Kuehl DS, Parekh BS.
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruse
s
. 2013 Jan;29(1):61-7
Abstract

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Photographed Rapid HIV Test Results Pilot Novel Quality Assessment and Training Schemes.
Chiu YH, Ong J, Walker S, et al
PLoS One
. 2011 Mar 31;6(3):e18294.
Paper

Evaluation of the Performance Characteristics of 6 Rapid HIV Antibody Tests.
Delaney KP, Branson BM, Uniyal A,  et al
Clin Infect Dis
. 2011 Jan;52(2):257-63.
Abstract

Top stories of 2008. Rapid HIV testing is not without its flaws.
Zuger A.

AIDS Clin Care
. 2009 Jan;21(1)
Abstract
 

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A Rapid Review of Rapid HIV Antibody Tests
Greenwald JL, Burstein GL, Pincus J,  Branson B,

Current Infectious Disease Reports 2006;8:125-131

Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Rapid Tests for HIV Antibody
Branson, B

AIDS Reviews 2000; 2: 76-83.
Paper 

    Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters

 
A novel lateral flow test for the simultaneous detection of recent or long-term HIV-1 infection
T. Granade, B. Parekh, K. Ambrose, M. Owen
*XIX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract 
 

Videos
              

The following video includes information on rapid HIV tests
 
HIV Diagnostics: New Tests and New Algorithms
Bernard Branson, MD

 


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