Test Catalog

Test ID: HIV2L    
HIV-2 Antibody Confirmation, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Confirmation of the presence of HIV-2 antibodies in patients with repeatedly reactive combined HIV-1 and HIV-2 antibody or HIV-2 antibody-only screening test results

 

Diagnosis of HIV-2 infection

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

The following algorithms are available in Special Instructions:

-HIV-2 Testing Algorithm: Screening (Nonsymptomatic) and Diagnostic (Symptomatic)

-HIV Testing Algorithm (Fourth-Generation Screening Assay), Including Neonatal Testing and Follow-up of Reactive Rapid Serologic Test Results

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Rapid Immunochromatographic Assay

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

HIV-2 Ab Confirmation, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

HIV-2 confirmation
HIV-2 blot
HIV-2 antibody blot