AWHO-GMP, ISO-9002 and CE approved product Clinically confirmed for Home Testing 99.9% accurate High Sensitive Easy to use Fastest result within 30 Seconds to 5 Minutes Total Privacy Individual customer instruction manual (Leaflet) enclosed with each test kit. The Division works to identify populations at increased risk for sexually transmitted infections in order to reduce transmission to others and the development of related complications. HIV is found in the bodily fluids of an infected person which includes semen, vaginal and anal fluids, blood and breast milk. Testing for HIV and other STDs is therefore recommended as a part of preventive healthcare. Please bring the following documents: birth certificate, pay stub, photo ID. The HIV Antibody Test is recommended for more routine screening. This is a fourth generation combination test, intended to detect HIV antibodies and the p24 antigen by method of an ELISA.
An HIV Antibody Test is most effective three weeks or more after the date of infection. HIV does not have a cure, but there are several methods doctors use to keep the infection under control and to either slow down or stop the progression towards AIDS. Since the first instances of HIV/AIDS were discovered in San Francisco in 19813, it has evolved into a disease that today has far different prospects for testing, treatment and manageability. It can dramatically prolong the lives of many people infected with HIV and lower their chance of infecting others. In the United States, there are an estimated 1.2 million cases of HIV, and nearly 1 in 8 infected are unaware of their HIV status.4Those at risk, including those who have never been tested, anyone with more than one sexual partner currently or within the last year, or any at-risk populations like men who have sex with (MSM), bi-sexual or gay men should be screened for HIV at least annually to ensure they receive the proper diagnosis and treatment for the STD.