Being tested for HIV is scary, but it’s one of the most responsible things a who not you are planning a baby or an expectant mother can do, because getting treated can significantly reduce your unborn baby’s risk of contracting it . If a woman is infected with HIV, her risk of transmitting the virus to her baby is reduced if she stays as healthy as possible. There are treatments available that can reduce the risk of a treated mother passing HIV to her baby to a 2 percent or less chance.
Pregnaclinic is providing a next generation HIV test which is highly sensitive and accurate. It is first HIV test commercially available that can test your blood for the two strains of HIV virus (HIV-1, HIV-2) and if positive for HIV can determine whether you have acute or established HIV infection.
Who is this for & When to take it
Before planning for a baby it is important that both the man and woman take an HIV test. Also this test is important for expecting mothers.
Also if you suspect you been exposed to HIV, before pregnancy or whilst pregnant, it is important to take this test. You should wait 6 weeks since the incident you are concerned about before having this test and then re-test after 3months to ensure you are not infected.
Turnaround Time: 2 days
Turnaround Time express: same day