Bristow CC, Severe L, Pape JW, Javanbakht M, Lee SJ, Comulada WS, Klausner JD. Dual rapid lateral flow immunoassay fingerstick wholeblood testing for syphilis and HIV infections is acceptable and accurate, Port-au-Prince, Haiti. BMC infectious diseases. 2016 Dec 18;16(16). 302 p. PMID: 27316352 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC4912739
Dual rapid tests for HIV and syphilis infections allow for detection of HIV infection and syphilis at the point-of-care. Those tests have been evaluated in laboratory settings and show excellent performance but have not been evaluated in the field. We evaluated the field performance of the SD BIOLINE HIV/Syphilis Duo test in Port-au-Prince, Haiti using whole blood fingerprick specimens.