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What does IFA stand for?

IFA stands for Immunofluorescence Assay


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Cell culture, combined with immunofluorescence assay (CC-IFA), is the gold standard for identifying Adenovirus but can take weeks to process.
Current guidelines date to 1989, when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) released recommendations for a sequential, two-test algorithm for serodiagnosis of HIV-1 infection, using an enzyme immunoassay (EIA) for screening and either a Western blot (WB) or an indirect immunofluorescence assay (IFA) to confirm screen-positive results.