Rapid Oral HIV Test (cont.)
Authors and Editors
Author: Steven Fine, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Internal
Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Rochester School of
Editor: Mary D. Nettleman, MD, MS, MACP
Previous contributing coauthor and editors:
Amy Bremers, Medical Writer, eMedicine.com, Inc.
Editors: Joseph Richard Masci, MD, Chief of Infectious Diseases, Director, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Elmhurst Hospital Center, Professor of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Mary L Windle, Pharm D, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine.com,
Inc; Michael Stuart Bronze, MD, Chairman, Professor, Department of Medicine,
University of Oklahoma Health Science Center
REFERENCES:Last Editorial Review: 11/30/2011
United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "FDA-Approved Rapid HIV Antibody Screening Tests." Feb. 4, 2008. <http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/topics/testing/rapid/rt-comparison.htm>.
United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "HIV in the United States." Nov. 7, 2011. <http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/resources/factsheets/us.htm>.
Must Read Articles Related to Rapid Oral HIV Test
Dementia Due to HIV Infection
Decline in mental processes is a common complication of HIV infection (and many other conditions).
Although the specific symptoms vary from person to pers...learn more >>
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is the virus that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). HIV destroys the body's immune system and leads to AIDS....learn more >>
HIV has killed about 25 million individuals, and approximately 40 million people are currently living with the disease. Symptoms and signs of HIV include fever...learn more >>