| Counseling and Testing Resources|
|Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Divisions of HIV/AIDS Prevention |
(CDC DHAP) Funds over 10,000 public testing sites, issues testing guidelines and counselor training protocols, and makes recommendations for surveillance policy in the United States. CDC HIV testing resources include:
|Global AIDS Program|
(CDC GAP) Strategies of CDC GAP with regard to research on and implementation of voluntary counseling and testing in an international context.
Web resource that includes an HIV testing site locator, information on HIV counseling, testing, and referral, and resources for people who test positive.
French-language site with provider training materials on HIV counseling and testing, slide sets, an extensive bibliography, and information on ordering counseling guides and films.
The DELIVER project helps developing countries establish effective and efficient supply chains for public health and family planning programs.
|Family Health International: Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) for HIV|
(FHI) Overview of FHI's VCT research and links to FHI's counseling and testing fact sheets and documents.
|Food and Drug Administration Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research|
(FDA CBER) Regulatory agency responsible for licensing tests for HIV in the United States. Site includes a listing of all approved HIV, HTLV, and hepatitis tests, as well as a fact sheet on HIV home test kits.
|National Association of People with AIDS|
(NAPWA) Sponsors the annual National HIV Testing Day.
|UNAIDS: Voluntary Counseling & Testing|
Document collection from UNAIDS including reports and guidance on voluntary counseling and testing (VCT).
|U.S. Agency for International Development|
(USAID) Voluntary counseling and testing programs are provided and promoted by USAID in regions with high HIV prevalence; USAID programs have established testing centers, trained counselors, and supported community outreach workers.
| Assay Manufacturers|
|FDA Licensed/Approved HIV, HTLV and Hepatitis Tests|
Food and Drug Administration list of tests with information including name, use, manufacturer, and approval date.
|Commercially Available Rapid Tests for HIV|
Links to manufacturer's Web pages.
Producers of HIV-1 antibody assays, including the OraQuick rapid HIV-1 blood test.
Makers of HIV-1 and HIV-2 tests, including Western blot and microplate assays. Products also include tests for hepatitis A, B, C and D; syphilis and malaria.
Makers of urine- and serum-based HIV tests.
Makers of rapid test sensitive to HIV-1, HIV-2, and group O infections.
|Home Access Health Corporation|
Makers of Home Access HIV home collection kit.
Makers of the OraSure oral HIV test and the OraQuick rapid HIV test.
Makers of the AMPLI line of diagnostic tools, including the COBAS AmpliPrep/COBAS TaqMan Assays for HIV-1, HCV, and HBV.