Saliva Rapid HIV Test Announced

Frederick W Hyde hydex004 at gold.tc.umn.edu
Mon Jan 8 10:23:17 EST 1996


ffish at SHANI.NET (Falk Fish) writes:

>Orgenics LTD (Yavne, Israel) offers a saliva HIV ImmunoComb test kit, 
>intended for laboratory or alternate sites (not a home kit).  Sensitivity 
>and specificity is as good as all leading HIV serology products.

>A large clinical trial, conducted with the Ministry of Health, indicated 
>that sometimes saliva converts to positive before serum or plasma do.

How does this compare with the test that Epitope offers using its Orasure 
device???

Fred




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