TITLE

Rapid tests for HIV type discrimination in West Africa may perform differently

AUTHOR(S)
Hønge, Bo L; Jespersen, Sanne; Olesen, Jens S; Erikstrup, Christian; Wejse, Christian
PUB. DATE
January 2015
SOURCE
Journal of the International AIDS Society;2015, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter to the Editor
ABSTRACT
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Rapid tests for HIV type discrimination in West Africa may perform differently" by Bo L. Honge and colleagues is presented.
ACCESSION #
108380484

 

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