Search for dissertations about: "alternative confirmatory strategy"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words alternative confirmatory strategy.

  1. 1. HIV-1 infection in Tanzania : HIV antibody testing strategies and lymphocyte subset determinations

    Author : Willy Shileanga Kikoka Urassa; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; HIV; antibody detection; alternative confirmatory strategy; lymphocyte subsets; Tanzania; Africa.;

    Abstract : The objectives of the studies that are reported in this thesis were to evaluate HIV antibody testing strategies and prognostic markers and to study inummological deterioration of HIV-1 infected individuals. Alternative testing strategies for confirmation of HIV seropositivity were evaluated using combinations of screening assays. READ MORE

  2. 2. Evaluation of HIV testing strategies and monitoring of immune responses in HIV-vaccinated individuals in Tanzania

    Author : Said Aboud; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This thesis describes studies on the evaluation of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISAs) and simple rapid HIV assays for use in HIV testing strategies in resource-limited settings and studies of HIV vaccine-induced immune responses. Peripheral blood mononuclear cell (PBMC) preparation techniques were also studied in preparation for use in the HIV vaccine trials. READ MORE