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HIV testing & quality control

a guide for laboratory personnel

by Niel T. Constantine

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Published by AIDSTECH, Family Health International in Durham N.C., USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Serodiagnosis -- Quality control.,
  • HIV (Viruses) -- Analysis -- Quality control.,
  • Diagnosis, Laboratory -- Quality control.,
  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- diagnosis.,
  • AIDS Serodiagnosis -- methods.,
  • AIDS Serodiagnosis -- standards.,
  • HIV Infections -- diagnosis.,
  • Quality Control.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-163).

    Other titlesHIV testing and quality control.
    Statementauthors, Niel T. Constantine, Johnny D. Callahan, Douglas M. Watts ; editors, Sheila Mitchell, Robert Gringle, Edwin Archbold.
    ContributionsCallahan, Johnny D., Watts, Douglas M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC607.A26 C675 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 165 p. :
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1541337M
    ISBN 100939704072
    LC Control Number91020054
    OCLC/WorldCa23939899

    Quality Assurance in HIV Testing Page 3 current year revealed the deficiencies in proper testing methodologies for HIV. Various issues that required strengthening pertained to management, standards, training, documentation and assessment. Collectively, these could provide an efficient quality system. WHO was also endeavouring to overcome. Quality of HIV testing and prevention of misdiagnosis Questions and answers - 29 August Why this Q&A? Recently there have been a number of publications and reports describing potential or actual misdiagnosis of HIV status.

    The LRA by ELISA/ACT testing system is comprehensive and highly reproducible with a split sample daily variance of less than 3% of the items tested. This compares with % variance for other lymphocyte cell culture methods and % variance for older antibody procedures (like ELISA IgG / EIA). Click here for LRA by ELISA/ACT Tests Sample Quality Control. Jan 10,  · The accuracy of HIV diagnosis is affected by at least 4 main factors: (1) the quality of the HIV RT kits as manufactured, (2) the quality of the product at the time of use in the field, (3) test selection and the testing algorithm used at the testing site, and (4) the quality of the testing Cited by:

    MXBAOHENG Home HIV Tester Self Test of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (Blood Card Type) A red line appears on the quality control line C and the detection line T. Tips: If there is a positive reaction, it is recommended to go to hospital for disease control and confirmation test/5(14). The appendices present a CDC/WHO training program for rapid testing, examples of a stock card and stock book to use for inventory control, an example of a standard operating procedure, a quality control form, a protocol for preparing HIV-positive quality control materials, external quality assessment of HIV rapid tests and on-site monitoring including an onsite monitoring checklist, and examples of documents and records useful in a rapid testing .


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HIV testing & quality control by Niel T. Constantine Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ensuring correct HIV test results is a priority and a crucial component of WHO's 5 Cs for HTS (44). Recent reports suggest that the quality of HIV testing may be suboptimal in many settings. Misdiagnosis of HIV status – both false-positive and false-negative results – has been reported (40, 42, 43, ).

It is a priority for ministries of health and national AIDS control. Retroviral Testing: Essentials for Quality Control and Laboratory Diagnosis is a concise, well-organized volume that discusses the background of retroviral disease, available testing technologies, test result interpretation, new testing alternatives, and essential quality control/quality assurance measures necessary for achieving accurate test prosportsfandom.com by: Quality Assurance Guidelines for Testing Using Rapid HIV Antibody Tests Waived Under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of U.S.

Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Use of trade names and commercial sources is for identification only and does not imply endorsement by. Quality assurance is the dynamic and ongoing process of monitoring the diagnostic laboratory’s testing system for reproducibility that permits corrective action when established criteria are not prosportsfandom.com: Bruce J.

McCreedy, J. Richard George. HIV Rapid Test Quality Assurance Checklist 4 83 Introduction The World Health Organization Consolidated Guidelines on the Use of Antiretrovirals for the Treatment and Prevention of HIV Infection recommended the provision of ART for all HIV-positive children.

fails the quality control tests may need to be dissembled or disposed of. In the context of trade and procurement, qual-ity control may be used to ensure that imported goods (such as antiretroviral drugs or test kits) are of an accept-able standard to benefit people. Quality control tests may provide detailed information about the defects of.

HIV Rapid Test Quality Assurance: System Implementation Requirements to Ensure Accurate Testing Adrian J Puren 2nd Serial NDOH/PEPFAR Dissemination Workshop - Draft Reaching Part I: Best Practices and Innovations in HCT and Linkage Innovations30 November for quality improvement among HIV providers.

If you choose to distribute them or use them in presentations, please maintain the citation of the original source or use the following citation: NQC Action Planning Guide - Strategies for Implementing Your HIV Quality Improvement Activities, Developed by the National Quality Center, with.

Oct 29,  · HIV Testing in Emergency Departments external icon (Health Research and Education Trust) Practical guide to different approaches, considerations, and resources for making HIV testing routine in ED care.

Note: Information on HIV testing may not be consistent with latest technologies. for ensuring the quality of test results QC is a corrective tool and verifies the test result for ensuring quality in the processes of testing QA is a prevention tool and verifies the process of testing (staff competency, reagent, equipment results return, SOPs) Quality Assurance (QA) Quality Control.

Therefore having a good quality assurance program and participation in external quality assessment scheme is indispensable. In addition, provision of refreshment training for laboratory personnel’s’ who conduct HIV testing and involving them in planning and management will increase the quality of HIV testing.

Nov 01,  · HIV rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) are instrumental in scaling-up HIV testing services (HTS) in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs).

HIV misdiagnosis is a growing concern in the era of expanded and decentralised access to HTS. External quality assurance (EQA) programme including proficiency testing (PT) for HIV RDTs is a priority to guarantee the accuracy and reliability of Author: Frantz Jean Louis, Marie Lina Excellent, Renette Anselme, Josiane Buteau, Magalie Stanislas, Jacques.

Quality control is the heart of operation of a clinical laboratory. In this chapter various aspects of quality in a clinical laboratory will be addressed, including daily run of controls, Levey–Jennings charts, Westgard rules, and situations when re-calibration and additional maintenance of an instrument are necessary.

Standard Operating Procedures for HIV Testing and Counseling (HTC) viii The Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for HIV Testing and Counseling (HTC) is the achievement of the hard work of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Dermatology and STD (NCHADS), and the VCCT sub-committee.

The OraQuicP ADVANCERapid HIV Antibody Test Kit Controls are quality control reagents for use only with the OraQuicP Control Kit - OraQuick ADVANCE Rapid HIV-1/2 Antibody Test, OraSure.

During the two years since the publication of the first edition of this book, the global spread of human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) has continued. HIV was est Quality Control for HIV Testing. Bruce J. McCreedy, J.

Richard George. Pages HIV Culture. Mark A. Rayfield. Apr 29,  · The HIV QA program provided QC, PT, site assessments through the district focal points using standardized protocols.

HIV positive and negative quality control plasma samples were prepared at the NHRL and distributed to the testing sites every quarter since November to December Jan 26,  · The importance of quality control in laboratory testing on January 26, at Quality control refers to the process of detecting analytical errors within the lab to ensure both the reliability and accuracy of test results in order to provide the best possible patient care.

CDPH/OA HCV Antibody Testing Quality Assurance Guidelines for Non-Healthcare Settings 4 personnel should be encouraged to be attentive to all aspects of the testing process, and to discuss with their supervisor any issues that may require attention.

Training qualifications for HIV test counselors. • Chembio® HIV Reactive/Nonreactive Controls (Order No. ) External Quality Control: Chembio HIV Reactive/Nonreactive Controls are available separately to use only with the Chembio SURE CHECK® HIV 1/2 test. The Controls are used to verify your ability to perform the test.

staff will stop rapid testing and run external quality controls. (See “quality control procedure”) 3. Refer client to Student Health Services (SHS) confidential HIV antibody testing services in the Lab.

After the client leaves, the counselor completes all paper work. a. For negative and preliminary positive results, the counselor maintains.Quality Control Material Negative, Positive HIV-1 Quality Control Lot Number (On Vial) POC Test Lot Number (On Back of Kit Package) POC Test Result Reactive Non-reactive Invalid POC Test performs as expected (Yes, No) Notes / Comments Reason for testing (from numbers below) Site Lead Review Initial 1.

Receive new shipment 2. Invalid client.Quality Control Procedures to HIV testing, as described in the C&T guidelines. Include an explanation of non-names HIV reporting and its relation to confidential testing.

Rapid vs. standard: Explain that for standard testing, the client must return after a week or two.