Reagents, Serology, Virus, Retrovirus, HIV-2, Antigen
Definition : Serology reagents intended to detect antigens to human immunodeficiency virus serotype 2 (HIV-2), a retrovirus of the genus Lentivirus, family Retroviridae. HIV-2 is the etiologic agent of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Tests using these reagents are not widely utilized; these reagents may have questionable clinical usefulness, and easier or less expensive tests may be available.
Entry Terms : "HIV-2 Antigen Determination Reagents"
UMDC code : 19067