The HSA Singapore have just released a recall order for several lots of the ‘SD Bioline HIV combo rapid test kit’ as some were believed to show false negative results in the early stages of infection (http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/hsa-recalls-9-lots-of-hiv-screening-test-kits-that-may-give-false-negative-results).
For those unsure of what the test looks like, please see the example here:
For all those worried about whether they are affected by this recall and wish to retest for peace of mind, we can do so at Atlas Pacific Medical. We use the Alere Combo test:
which is unaffected by this recall.
If you would like more information then please contact us or visit us in clinic
See our article on HIV screening for more information.