What are the main kinds of HIV tests? - HIV testing, part 4

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Abstract:

This two-page handout with accompanying video and audio recording educates people about the main kinds of HIV tests. It identifies the three main kinds of HIV tests as antibody tests, combination tests (also called antibody-antigen tests), and nucleic acid tests (NATs), and explains how soon each test can detect HIV infection. The document also discusses the two HIV tests approved for home use, the Home Access HIV-1 Test System and the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test.

Author(s):
Healthy Roads Media
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
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Keywords:
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, HIV infections, Hematologic tests, Serologic tests, Viral load
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
5/23/2017
Reviewed By:
HealthReach staff and Author/Agency

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