Definition: Immunologic tests for identification of HIV (HTLV-III/LAV) antibodies. They include assays for HIV SEROPOSITIVITY and HIV SERONEGATIVITY that have been developed for screening persons carrying the viral antibody from patients with overt symptoms of AIDS or AIDS-RELATED COMPLEX.
coordinate with specific technique (FLUORESCENT ANTIBODY TECHNIQUE; IMMUNOBLOTTING; RADIOIMMUNOPRECIPITATION ASSAY, ETC)
See AlsoHIV Seroprevalence
Other names HTLV-III Serology; HTLV-III Serodiagnosis; HIV Serodiagnosis; AIDS Serology; Serology, HTLV III; Serodiagnosis, HTLV III; Serodiagnoses, HTLV-III; Serodiagnoses, HIV; Serodiagnoses, AIDS; HTLV-III Serodiagnoses; HTLV III Serology; HTLV III Serodiagnosis; HIV Serodiagnoses; AIDS Serodiagnoses; Serology, HTLV-III; Serology, AIDS; Serodiagnosis, HTLV-III; Serodiagnosis, HIV; Serodiagnosis, AIDS
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