Newsletter

Stay up to date on all things HIV. Sign up and we’ll send you the latest news, resources, scientific breakthroughs, events, tips, and much more.

What tests are there for HIV?

There are various tests for HIV that you can purchase and use at home. Always go to a healthcare provider for follow-up testing if a home test is positive. Tests include nucleic acid tests, antigen/antibody tests, and antibody tests (the most common at-home tests). All of these tests are generally accurate but may not be able to detect the virus until a period of time after the infection occurs.

Send this to a friend