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Knowing about HIV Antibody Test

How is HIV rapid test performed?

Clean fingertip with alcohol and prick with a lancet. Get a small drop of blood with EDTA capillary tube. Transfer the sample to the test strip and apply one drop of Chase Buffer. Result of the test can be read after 20 minutes.

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  • Please note: Rapid test is only a screening test. Any positive rapid test result should be followed by confirmatory test of venous blood conducted by a laboratory.