HIV point-of-care test to begin

Doctors were left in limbo when TGA conditions on the approval of the Alere Determine HIV 1/2 Ag/Ab Combo contained a number of ambiguities.

But the Prahran Market Clinic in Melbourne has become the first GP clinic, outside ongoing field trials in NSW, Victoria and Queensland, to be supplied the test by manufacturer Alere, which is responsible for ensuring organisations meet the conditions. 

These requirements include providing training, ensuring organisations using the test