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WHO/UNAIDS Annual Meeting of the Technical Working Group on HIV Incidence Assays, 13-15 October 2014, Barcelona, Spain

Publication year: 
2015
Corporate author: 
WHO
Publication details: 
Geneva, WHO, 2015
Abstract:

A report on the outcome of a meeting on incidence assays held in Barcelona, Spain 13-15 October 2014.

The main objectives of the meeting were to:
• provide an update on assay validation results from CEPHIA;
• revise the technical update issued by UNAIDS/WHOin 2013;
• review recommendations for testing algorithmsto estimate HIV incidence in cross-sectional surveys; and
• present the guidance document for HIV incidence estimation using case-based surveillance systems in countries with robust HIV case-reporting systems.