Tuesday, November 6, 2007

HIV blood screening in Yemen

Hey dudes.

Check this out...we were tlaking in class about the idea of screening for HIV and the only times it is missed in the blood supply (or people getting tested) is when the person give blood right after they have gotten it--before the viral load is high enough at that point.

Well, apparently in Yemen they are giving all blood three types of screenings the Elisa test, Western Blot, and PCR. Do you really think this is cost effective?


Check it out:

Posted by Stacie at 8:52 PM

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