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HIV Diagnosing

HIV Diagnosing

HIV Diagnosing

Erasmus Smit
Erasmus Smit
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 07 May 2018
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Last updated: 21 May 2018

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This session explains how HIV should be diagnosed, what samples should be taken, and how they should be stored and transported. It explains what diagnostic tests are available, how to interpret them, their sensitivity and specificity, and their potential advantages or disadvantages. The timescale between HIV exposure and tests becoming positive is discussed.


By the end of this session you will be able to:
• State how samples should be stored and transported
• Describe which tests are available and appropriate to detect HIV
• Interpret the results of tests for HIV
• State the timescale between exposure to HIV infection and tests becoming positive
Erasmus Smit

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Erasmus Smit
on behalf of Health Education England

Dr Erasmus Smit MB ChB, DTM&H, MMed (clinical virology), FC Path (SA) is a Consultant Medical Virologist at the HPA – Birmingham, Public Health Laboratory and Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust. His special interests are HIV diagnosis, therapy, resistance and its interpretation.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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