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This study has been designed to evaluate the performance of the Chembio Diagnostics Systems, Inc. DPP® HIV 1/2 rapid test. The device is intended to qualitatively detect the presence of antibodies against HIV-1/2 in oral fluid, whole blood (capillary and venous), serum or plasma. This study will assess the DPP® HIV 1/2 Screen assay's ability to detect HIV-1.
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Univeristy of California, San Diego
Chembio Diagnostic Systems, Inc.
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:17:16-0400
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Human Immuno Deficiency Virus (HIV)
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