Book Appointment

Dual Offer + FREE Dr Advice | WhatsApp Prescription | Book Home Visit ✆ 09220145540

Menu Icon

Rapid HIV 1 and 2 Test: Costs, Purpose, Normal Range and Interpretation

Rapid HIV 1 and 2 Test
  • Sample Type : Blood
  • Parameters : 1
  • Report Time : 24/48 Hrs
  • Home Collection: Yes
  • Fasting : Not Required
  • Age Group: All
OFFER PRICE:  ₹225 ₹300 30% off


hiv 1 and 2 test
9+ booked in last 3 days

The HIV 1 and 2 Rapid Antibody Test is a diagnostic test used to detect the presence of antibodies against HIV-1 and HIV-2 in a person's blood, serum, or plasma. HIV-1 and HIV-2 are two different types of the human immunodeficiency virus that can cause acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).

The HIV 1 and 2 Rapid Antibody Test may be recommended or performed in various situations, including:

  • Routine screening: In some healthcare settings, routine HIV screening is recommended as part of standard healthcare services. This is particularly important in high-risk populations or areas with a high prevalence of HIV.
  • Sexual exposure: If you have engaged in unprotected sexual intercourse (vaginal, anal, or oral) with a partner whose HIV status is unknown, or if you suspect that your partner may be HIV positive, getting tested is crucial.
  • Injection drug use: Sharing needles or other drug paraphernalia with someone who has HIV can increase the risk of infection. If you have a history of injecting drugs or have been exposed to shared needles, it's important to get tested.
  • Occupational exposure: Healthcare workers, such as those who handle needles or come into contact with bodily fluids, may be at risk of occupational exposure to HIV. If an accidental needle stick or exposure to potentially infected blood or bodily fluids occurs, testing is necessary.
  • Pre-pregnancy and prenatal care: It is recommended that all pregnant women undergo HIV testing as part of their prenatal care. Identifying HIV infection during pregnancy allows for appropriate interventions to prevent mother-to-child transmission.
  • Blood transfusion: Although the risk of acquiring HIV through blood transfusion is extremely low in countries with stringent blood screening protocols, testing may be recommended if you received blood or blood products prior to the implementation of these protocols.
  • Symptoms of HIV: If you experience symptoms that could be related to an HIV infection, such as unexplained weight loss, persistent fever, night sweats, fatigue, or swollen lymph nodes, your healthcare provider may recommend an HIV test.
  • Partner notification: If your sexual partner has been diagnosed with HIV, it is important to get tested to know your own status and seek appropriate medical care.

The test usually requires a small blood sample, which is commonly obtained through a finger prick or arm. The healthcare provider or testing personnel will clean the area with an alcohol swab, and then use a lancet or a small needle to draw a drop of blood.

Rapid antibody test has a window period, which is the time between HIV infection and when the test can reliably detect antibodies. During this window period, the test may produce false-negative results because the antibodies haven't developed enough to be detectable. It is generally recommended to wait at least three months after a potential exposure to HIV before getting tested to ensure accurate results. If the rapid antibody test indicates a positive result, it is followed by additional confirmatory testing, such as a Western blot or an HIV RNA test, to confirm the diagnosis. These confirmatory tests are more specific and can distinguish between HIV-1 and HIV-2.

More Related Tests
JAANCH - STD Profile Basic

JAANCH - STD Profile Basic

  • Bun / Sr.creatinine Ratio
  • Blood Urea Nitrogen (Bun)
  • Calcium
  • Creatinine - Serum
  • Urea / Sr.creatinine Ratio
  • Urea (Calculated)
  • Uric Acid
  • Chloride
  • Potassium
  • Sodium
  • Phosphorous
JAANCH - STD Profile Basic
Rs. 3300 Rs.2500
Includes- 12 Parameters

Female Infertility Test - Basic

Female Infertility Test - Basic

  • Infertility (4)
  • Vitamin D
Female Infertility Test - Basic
₹ 2500 ₹ 2000
Includes- 7 Parameters

Why To Book with HealthCareOnTime
  • 17 Crores+ Samples Processed
    17 Crores+ Samples Processed
  • World Class Technology Labs
    World Class Technology Labs
  • 25+ Years of Trust & Experience
    25+ Years of Trust & Experience
  • Free Home Collection
    Free Home Collection

Book HIV 1 and 2 Rapid Antibody Test

Pay Later, Book Now
Need help? Call 092201 45540 [9-8pm]

Test of value less than Rs.299 will cost Rs 200 extra towards collection charges

FAQs around HIV 1 and 2 Rapid Antibody Test

The HIV 1 and 2 Rapid Antibody Test cost is Rs.300, although it is now available for Rs.225 because of the offer.

HealthcareOnTime Satisfied Customers Testimonial

Creating Healthy Smile by Making Quality Healthcare Affordable

Did you catch our latest post? JOIN US

Facebook LinkedIn Instagram Twitter YouTube

Contact Us

Email: | Phone No: 09220145540 | Whatsapp: 9820693367
  • Copyright 2024, All Rights Reserved
  • Disclaimer: HealthcareOnTime offers extensively researched information, including laboratory testing for health screening. However, we must emphasize that this content is not intended as a substitute for professional medical advice or diagnosis. Always prioritize consulting your healthcare provider for accurate medical guidance and personalized treatment. Remember, your health is of paramount importance, and only a qualified medical professional can make precise determinations regarding your well-being. Protection Status Protection Status Protection Status