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Test ID: HIV2    
HIV-2 Antibody Evaluation, 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

Diagnosis of HIV-2 infection in symptomatic patients with or without risk factors for HIV-2 infection

Reflex Tests Lists test(s) that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial test(s)

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
HIV2LHIV-2 Ab Confirmation, SYesNo

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

If HIV-2 antibody by EIA is repeatedly reactive, then HIV-2 antibody confirmation for confirmatory/supplemental testing will be added at an additional charge.

 

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

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

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

HIV-2 Ab Eval, S

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

AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)
HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV)
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)