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9 01, 2015

FDA Grants CLIA Waiver for HIV Combo Test

By |January 9th, 2015|Alere, HIV Combo Test|Comments Off on FDA Grants CLIA Waiver for HIV Combo Test

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are approximately 1.1 million Americans living with HIV. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently granted a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Waiver for the Alere Determine HIV-1/2 Ag/Ab Combo test. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regulates all laboratory [...]

30 06, 2014

CDC Endorses HIV Combo Test for Faster HIV Diagnosis

By |June 30th, 2014|HIV Combo Test|Comments Off on CDC Endorses HIV Combo Test for Faster HIV Diagnosis

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended HIV combination tests that can detect the virus as well as specific antibodies in the blood up to three to four weeks faster, reports Reuters. Traditional HIV tests detect only the antibodies against HIV that are circulating in the blood, saliva, or urine, without [...]