How to determine if you are HIV positive

In the U.S., blood tests can reveal the presence of HIV.But in Africa, people who are HIV-positive can be diagnosed with the disease, too. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been trying to determine how many people in Africa are infected with the virus, which affects the immune system and the brain.In Africa, where the disease is less common, many people who test positive...

Why Covid Rapid Testing Is So Important: A New Approach to Antibody Testing

The virologic testing and diagnosis of influenza is a complicated and complex business.The standard of care for testing influenza is very different from other infectious diseases, such as pneumococcal disease, which has a standard of treatment of one year.The virology of influenza has changed over time and is no longer straightforward to administer, but we still require some basic knowledge about...