In vitro diagnostics and laboratory technology

Performance evaluations

HIV, HCV, HBsAg and Anti-Trypanosoma cruzi Test Kits

HIV Test Kits

HIV Assays: Operational Characteristics
HIV Rapid Diagnostic Tests (detection of HIV-1/2 antibodies)
Report 17
2013

Reference number: ISBN 978 92 4 150647 2

Report on the WHO evaluation of 8 HIV rapid diagnostic tests. The evaluations focus on operational characteristics such as sensitivity, specificity on a WHO serum/plasma evaluation panel, ease of use and suitability for use in small laboratories with limited facilities. The information is intended for use by those responsible for deciding which tests to use, e.g. programme managers and potential users of tests, to enable them apply their own criteria and choose the best test for their particular situation.

HIV Rapid Assays: Operational Characteristics
Report 16
2009

Reference number: ISBN 978 92 4 159769 2

Report on the WHO evaluation of 5 rapid HIV assays. The evaluations focus on operational characteristics such as sensitivity, specificity on a WHO serum/plasma evaluation panel, ease of use and suitability for use in small laboratories with limited facilities. The information is intended for use by those responsible for deciding which tests to use, e.g. programme managers and potential users of tests, to enable them apply their own criteria and choose the best test for their particular situation.

HIV Antigen/Antibody Assays: Operational Characteristics
Report 15
2004

Reference number: ISBN 92 4 159237 0

Report on the WHO evaluation of 5 enhanced ELISA assays for the detection of HIV antigen and antibody. The evaluations focus on operational characteristics such as sensitivity, specificity on a WHO serum/plasma evaluation panel, ease of use and suitability for use in small laboratories with limited facilities. The information is intended for use by those responsible for deciding which tests to use, e.g. programme managers and potential users of tests, to enable them apply their own criteria and choose the best test for their particular situation.

HIV Simple/Rapid Assays: Operational Characteristics
Report 14
2004

Reference number: ISBN 92 4 159216 8

Report on the WHO evaluation of 10 simple/rapid HIV assays. The evaluations focus on operational characteristics such as sensitivity, specificity on a WHO serum/plasma evaluation panel, ease of use and suitability for use in small laboratories with limited facilities. The information is intended for use by those responsible for deciding which tests to use, e.g. programme managers and potential users of tests, to enable them apply their own criteria and choose the best test for their particular situation.

HIV Assays: Operational Characteristics Urine Specimens Oral Fluid (Saliva) Specimen
Report 13
2002

Reference number: 92 4 159236 2 (originally distributed as WHO/BCT/02.08)

Report on the WHO evaluation of 2 ELISAs and 1 Western blot urine HIV assays and 3 simple/rapid saliva HIV assays. The evaluations focus on operational characteristics such as sensitivity, specificity on WHO urine and saliva evaluation panels, ease of use and suitability for use in small laboratories with limited facilities. The information is intended for use by those responsible for deciding which tests to use, e.g. programme managers and potential users of tests, to enable them apply their own criteria and choose the best test for their particular situation.

HIV Simple/Rapid Assays: Operational Characteristics Whole Blood
Report 12
2002

Reference number: ISBN 92 4 159235 4 (originally distributed as WHO/BCT/02.07)

Report on the WHO evaluation of 7 simple/rapid. The evaluations focus on operational characteristics such as sensitivity, specificity on a WHO whole blood evaluation panel, ease of use and suitability for use in small laboratories with limited facilities. The information is intended for use by those responsible for deciding which tests to use, e.g. programme managers and potential users of tests, to enable them apply their own criteria and choose the best test for their particular situation.

Operational characteristics of commercially available assays to determine to HIV-1 &/or HIV-2 in human sera/plasma
Report 11
1998

Reference number: WHO/BTS/99.1 UNAIDS/99.5

Report on the WHO evaluation of 10 simple/rapid and 5 ELISA HIV test kits. The evaluations focus on operational characteristics such as sensitivity, specificity on a WHO serum/plasma evaluation panel, ease of use and suitability for use in small laboratories with limited facilities. The information is intended for use by those responsible for deciding which tests to use, e.g. programme managers and potential users of tests, to enable them apply their own criteria and choose the best test for their particular situation.

Operational characteristics of commercially available assays to determine to HIV-1 &/or HIV-2 in human sera/plasma
Report 9/10
1998

Reference number: WHO/BLS/98.1 UNAIDS/98.14

Report on the WHO evaluation of 10 simple/rapid and 10 ELISA HIV test kits. The evaluations focus on operational characteristics such as their sensitivity and specificity on a WHO serum/plasma evaluation panel, ease of use and suitability for use in small laboratories with limited facilities. The information is intended for use by those responsible for deciding which tests to use, e.g. programme managers and potential users of tests, to enable them apply their own criteria and choose the best test for their particular situation.

HCV Test Kits

HCV Assays: Operational Characteristics
Report 1
2001

Reference number: WHO/BCT/BTS/01.2

Report on the WHO evaluation of 5 rapid HCV assays. The evaluations focus on operational characteristics such as sensitivity, specificity on a WHO serum/plasma evaluation panel, ease of use and suitability for use in small laboratories with limited facilities. The information is intended for use by those responsible for deciding which tests to use, e.g. programme managers and potential users of tests, to enable them apply their own criteria and choose the best test for their particular situation.

HCV Assays: Operational Characteristics
Report 2
2001

Reference number: WHO/BCT/BTS/01.5

Report on the WHO evaluation of 4 rapid HCV assays and 5 HCV EIAs. The evaluations focus on operational characteristics such as sensitivity, specificity on a WHO serum/plasma evaluation panel, ease of use and suitability for use in small laboratories with limited facilities. The information is intended for use by those responsible for deciding which tests to use, e.g. programme managers and potential users of tests, to enable them apply their own criteria and choose the best test for their particular situation.

HBsAg Test Kits

HBsAg Assays: Operational Characteristics
Report 1
2001

Reference number: WHO/BCT/BTS/01.4

Report on the WHO evaluation of 10 rapid HBsAg assays. The evaluations focus on operational characteristics such as sensitivity, specificity on a WHO serum/plasma evaluation panel, ease of use and suitability for use in small laboratories with limited facilities. The information is intended for use by those responsible for deciding which tests to use, e.g. programme managers and potential users of tests, to enable them apply their own criteria and choose the best test for their particular situation.

HBsAg Assays: Operational Characteristics
Report 2
2004

ISBN: 92 4 159220 6

Report on the WHO evaluation of 5 HBsAg EIAs. The evaluations focus on operational characteristics such as sensitivity, specificity on a WHO serum/plasma evaluation panel, ease of use and suitability for use in small laboratories with limited facilities. The information is intended for use by those responsible for deciding which tests to use, e.g. programme managers and potential users of tests, to enable them apply their own criteria and choose the best test for their particular situation.

Anti-Trypanosoma cruzi Test Kit

Anti-Trypanosoma cruzi Assays: Operational Characteristics
Report 1
2010

Reference number: 978 92 4 150029 6

Report on the WHO evaluation of 19 anti-Trypanosoma cruzi assays including 11 EIAs, 7 agglutination assays and one rapid test. The evaluations focus on operational characteristics such as sensitivity, specificity on a WHO serum/plasma evaluation panel, ease of use and suitability for use in small laboratories with limited facilities. The information is intended for use by those responsible for deciding which tests to use, e.g. programme managers and potential users of tests, to enable them apply their own criteria and choose the best test for their particular situation.

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