| blood donor screening
Jan 6, 2002
I know that you are an expert in blood banking. Do the tests that are used to screen blood donor blood in the USA detect HIV 1 group O? Thanks,
Response from Dr. Jackson
Yes, the HIV antibody tests that are licensed to screen blood in the United States do detect HIV-1 O.
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