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Test ID: HIV2L    
HIV-2 Antibody Confirmation, Serum

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

Yes

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 situation(s) 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) Diagnostic (Symptomatic)

-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

Line Immunoassay (LIA)

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

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