The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a subgroup of retrovirus) that causes the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system.HIV continues to be a major global public health issue, having claimed more than 39 million lives so far. In 2013, 1.5 million people died from HIV-related causes globally.
Our HIV Tests are;
Immuno-chromatographic (Ag-Ab-Ag) sandwich assay
Qualitative detection of antibodies generated against IgG, IgA and IgM of HIV virus.
Detects antibodies generated against all HIV subtypes (HIV Type 1, Type 2, Type O)
Detects antibodies generated against p24 Antigen
High stability, specificity and sensitivity
Sensitivity: 100%, Specificity: 100%, (+) Predictive V: 100%, (-) Predictive 100%