Global Experts Meeting on Infectious Diseases
University of Benin, Nigeria
Title: Incidence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) antibodies among commercial blood donors in university of benin teaching hospital (UBTH)
Biography: Francis Oronsaye
The purpose of this study was to determine the HIV carries status of commercial blood donors visiting university of Benin Teaching Hospital Benin City, Nigeria.
A total of 3515, prospective commercial blood donors attending UBTH were screened for Human Immunodeficiency Virus(HIV) using cap illus HIV- 1/HIV-2 kits and were confirmed by immune comb HIV-1 /HIV-2 Bispot. Reagents were used according to manufacture’s instructions.