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Test ID: HV1WB    
HIV-1 Antibody Confirmation by Western Blot, Serum

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


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

Supplemental testing for HIV-1 infection in patients with indeterminate or reactive HIV-1 antibody results (regardless of the HIV-2 antibody result) by FDA-approved HIV-1/-2 antibody differentiation tests

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

This HIV-1 antibody confirmatory test begins with HIV-1 antibody by Western blot assay.


The following algorithm is available in Special Instructions:

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

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

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

Western Blot

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

HIV-1 Ab Confirm by Western Blot, S

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

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
Anti-HIV-1 Western blot
HIV Types 1 Antibodies
HIV-1 Western blot
HIV-1 Ab Western blot
HIV-1 Antibodies
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Western blot