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Test ID: HIVFA    
HIV-1 Antibody Confirmation by Immunofluorescence, 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

Confirmatory detection of HIV-1 antibodies in human serum specimens that are repeatedly reactive by antibody screening assays or showed indeterminate or unreadable results by HIV-1 antibody Western blot

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 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

Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay

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

HIV-1 Ab Confirm by IFA, S

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