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HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is recognized as the etiologic agent of Acquired immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). The virus is transmitted by sexual contact, exposure to infected blood, certain body fluids or tissues, and from mother to fetus or child during the perinatal period. HIV-1 has been isolated from patients with high potential risk of developing AIDS.
HIV-1 appears to be the most common one while HIV-2 is mostly found in patient samples from West African region. Its course is marked by increasing levels of viral replication and the emergence of more virulent viral strains. This process causes the destruction of the immune system. HIV infection is staged by CD4 cell counts and clinical symptoms. Not all people progress through all “stages” and the time frames may also very greatly from person to person.
The 4th generation HIV AgTest kit contains a membrane strip, which is pre-coated with mouse monoclonal Anti-HIV p24 antibody on test line .The mixture of mouse monoclonal anti-HIV p24 antibody colloid gold conjugate form a visible lines as the antibody-antigen-antibody gold particle complex with high degree of sensitivity and specificity.
The test lines and control line in the result window have been clearly labeled.HIV p24 antigen is for T line and “C” for Control line.The test line and control line in the result window are not visible before applying any sample. The control line is used for procedural control and should always appear if the test procedure is performed correctly.
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