HIV 1/2 antibodies EIA
Screening test for HIV antibodies.
Please give detailed clinical information, including the date of onset/contact with the suspected infection.
|Sample & container required||RST (rust top)|
|Sample volume||5 mL|
|Turnaround time||3 days (Confirmation: non-negatives up to 10 days)|
HIV 1 and HIV 2 antibodies and HIV p24 antigen are not included in a routine antenatal screen; this test needs to be requested separately.
The laboratory is currently unaccredited for the HIV 1/2 antibodies EIA due to a change in platform.