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Screening for and detection of HIV-2 antibodies in asymptomatic individuals
|Test ID||Reporting Name||Available Separately||Always Performed|
|HIV2L||HIV-2 Ab Confirmation, S||Yes||No|
If HIV-2 antibody by EIA is repeatedly reactive, then HIV-2 antibody confirmation for confirmatory or supplemental testing will be added at an additional charge.
This test should be ordered only to screen or HIV-2 antibodies in asymptomatic individuals with or without risk factors for this infection.
For testing symptomatic patients (ie, diagnostic purposes) with or without risk factors for HIV-2 infection, order HIV2 / HIV-2 Antibody Evaluation, Serum.
The following algorithms are available in Special Instructions:
-HIV-2 Testing Algorithm: Screening (Nonsymptomatic) Diagnostic (Symptomatic)
-HIV Testing Algorithm (Fourth Generation Screening Assay) Including Follow-up of Reactive HIV Rapid Serologic Test Results
Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)