HIV Laboratory Diagnosis: New Tests and a New Algorithm



About this Webinar

Date: Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Author: Branson, Bernard M., MD
Associate Director for Laboratory Diagnostics, Office of the Director
Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  
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Category: CE Credit, Webinar

Description: Bernard Branson, MD, will explain why it is essential to detect acute HIV infection, how to differentiate assays and help the attendee understand the rationale behind testing.
Program Objectives:
At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
• List three reasons it is essential to detect acute HIV infection
• Differentiate the sensitivity FDA-approved HIV assays during seroconversion
• Explain the rationale behind testing for HIV with 4th generation antigen/antibody combination assays and assays that differentiate HIV-1 from HIV-2
ASCLS P.A.C.E.® credits available to laboratory professionals through October 22, 2014.