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HIV testing – prevalent CLIA waived tests


12th Mar, 2015



Approximately 570 diagnostic tests and testing systems have been approved by the FDA for exclusion from regulation under CLIA criteria.  These tests are referred to as CLIA waived tests.

Roughly 4% of all CLIA waived tests in existence in the United States are HIV tests or test systems. Though all CLIA waived tests, including HIV tests, are designed to be…

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RNA Expression Profiles Fuel New Tuberculosis Diagnostic

Mason Brooks

25th Oct, 2013

Articles, Blog, News


In places where controlling tuberculosis (TB) is a concern, there is an urgent need for simple, inexpensive diagnostics that can identify active TB, particularly in the context of HIV infection. In a recent paper (PLoS Medicine, October 22, 2013), researchers discovered that a unique RNA transcriptional signature found in whole blood could distinguish TB from other diseases including HIV…

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