|Blood screening tests
Jan 6, 2002
I believe you said recently on this forum that the tests that the blood banks in this country use screen for HIV 1 subtype o. Is this true?
Response from Dr. Jackson
Yes, the HIV antibody tests licensed to screen blood in the United States do detcet HIV-1 subtype O.
blood donor screening
Type O Infection
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