Indeterminate and discrepant rapid HIV test results in couples HIV testing and counselling centres in Africa
Many HIV voluntary testing and counselling centres in Africa use rapid antibody tests, in parallel or in sequence, to establish same-day HIV status. The interpretation of indeterminate or discrepant results between different rapid tests on one sample poses a challenge. We investigated the use of an algorithm using three serial rapid HIV tests in cohabiting couples to resolve unclear serostatuses.
J Int AIDS Soc
Boeras DI, Luisi N, Karita E, McKinney S, Sharkey T, Keeling M, Chomba E, Kraft C, Wall K, Bizimana J, Kilembe W, Tichacek A, Caliendo AM, Hunter E, Allen S
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