Determination of HIV status in African adults with discordant HIV rapid tests.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999) (2015)


In resource-limited settings, HIV infection is often diagnosed using two rapid tests. If the results are discordant, a third tie-breaker test is often used to determine HIV status. This study characterized samples with discordant rapid tests and compared different testing strategies for determining HIV status in these cases.