Specimen: 2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen. Duly filled Consent form for HIV testing & Pre-test counselling (Form 10 & 10A) is mandatory.
Stability (Room): 8 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 1 week
Stability (Frozen): 4 weeks
Comment: As per NACO guidelines, HIV test is performed by 3 different methods if positive.
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 2 hrs
Usage: HIV virus causes Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). EIA is a screening test for HIV infection with a sensitivity of >99.9%. As per NACO guidelines, all reactive samples are tested by three different methods prior to release of report. All reactive results must be confirmed with a Western Blot Test.
Components: Includes detection of HIV 1 p24 Antigen and HIV 1 Antobodies (Group M and O) and HIV 2 and HIV (I&II) SCREENING
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: Duly filled Consent form for HIV testing & Pre-test counselling (Form 10 & 10A) is mandatory.