About The Conference
The conference took place February 28th through March 1st, 2005 at the Grosvenor Resort in Orlando Florida. The purpose of the HIV Testing: New Development & Challenges conferencewas to update state and local laboratorians on the status of evolving HIV diagnostic and epidemiologic testing technologies.
These technologies include:
This conference emulated past Human Retrovirus Testing conferences and focused on:
Conference attendees received state-of-the-art updates on HIV diagnostics; described their experience with application and validation of new diagnostic techniques; interacted with partners in the laboratory diagnostic community, research and industry; and identified gaps in diagnostic methods to explore possible solutions.
The Conference was co-sponsored by CDC and APHL. All persons involved with any aspect of HIV diagnostic testing were invited to attend and share their ideas and experiences. Laboratory scientists from private and public health laboratories, research scientists, and representatives from the diagnostics industry involved in research and development were encouraged to attend and to submit abstracts.
Last Update: April 8, 2005
The New Landscape of HIV Testing in Laboratories, Public Health Programs and Clinical Practice