TITLE

STD clinic worried after accuracy of rapid HIV test challenged

AUTHOR(S)
Sullivan, Patrick
PUB. DATE
July 2002
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/23/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 2, p180
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on concerns at the Hassle Free Clinic, a site for anonymous HIV testing in Canada, over the accuracy of Fast-Check HIV tests. Way that results have produced false-negatives; Location of the clinic in the gay community of Toronto, Ontario; Agreement of BioChem ImmunoSystems, the manufacturer of the test, to cease selling them until further investigations were completed; Testing for sexually transmitted diseases in Canada.
ACCESSION #
6959567

 

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