What is an HIV 1 & 2 Antibodies test?
The purpose of HIV tests is to determine the presence of an HIV infection using blood, oral fluid, or urine samples. HIV tests can be used as a routine screening test, as a diagnostic test after possible exposure to HIV, or in patients with symptoms of an HIV infection.
When is the HIV 1 & 2 Antibodies test recommended?
It is recommended:To confirm HIV-1 and HIV-2 antibodies.To differentiate between the HIV-1 and HIV-2 antibodies in specimens of serum that show reactive results with third and fourth-generation HIV serologic assays.Women planning a pregnancy or those that are already pregnant are advised to require this test.
What does it measure?
The HIV 1 & 2 Antibodies test measures:HIV tests are done to detect the presence of HIV, HIV antigens, and/or HIV antibodies. If these substances are detected, the test shows a positive result for HIV.This acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).At this point, the HIV antibodies are often detected in the patient’s blood via tests. The test should be performed for a brief time because, after some time, both the levels of antigen and antibody in the blood fall.The viruses are of two types: HIV-1 and HIV-2. HIV-1 is found in AIDS patients, AIDS-related complex patients, and people who are at high risk of suffering from AIDS.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 7 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the HIV 1 & 2 Antibodies test in Bangalore?
The cost of the HIV 1 & 2 Antibodies test in Bangalore is Rs. 600.
How often should I get tested for the HIV 1 & 2 Antibodies test?
The HIV 1 & 2 Antibodies test is prescribed by your doctor after a complete assessment of your conditions.
What are the normal values of the HIV 1 & 2 Antibodies test?
What is the type of sample required?
We require a blood sample for this test.
What time should I get the test done?
This test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for an HIV 1 & 2 Antibodies test?
No, fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for the HIV 1 & 2 Antibodies test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book an HIV 1 & 2 Antibodies test in Bangalore?
Log into www.orangehealth.com and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time booked by you.
Why should I book the HIV 1 & 2 Antibodies test with Orange Health Labs in Bangalore?
Orange Health Labs is the fastest diagnostic lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Bangalore. Or our trained, professional and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!