HIV 1/2 4th Generation

This discount online blood lab test for HIV is the most common blood lab test for HIV. HIV antibodies by ICMA with HIV-1/HIV-2 supplemental antibody confirmation. If ICMA results are repeatedly positive, reflex to supplemental differentiation assay will be performed at no additional charge. Once the immune system recognizes HIV, it responds by producing antibodies. This antibody response can start to show as early as 3-4 weeks. By 6 weeks, 95-97% of people infected with HIV would most likely show a detectable antibody response. At 3 months, this test is considered conclusive for a healthy individual. Persons with an immune deficiency may want to wait 6 months from the exposure, or see your physician about a special test which is not dependent on antibody production.

Expect online blood lab test results in approximately 3 business days.

Reporting: Each state has laws that require physicians, laboratories, and others to report certain infectious diseases, such as most abnormal STD test results, to the local health department.

Preparation: No special preparation is required with this blood test. As with any blood draw, it is a good practice to drink water in advance so you are well hydrated.

Please be advised, that our services are strictly self pay and are not eligible for submission as a claim to your health insurance provider. However, you can submit the receipt for reimbursement to many Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts for reimbursement.

For more Information on any of your online blood lab test results

  • Consult your physician
  • Review the information on the independent, non-profit web site: www.labtestsonline.org

These are not intended as diagnostic comments, but only to give you sufficient information for further discussion with your physician. It is important that you promptly consult your physician regarding any abnormal findings.

Free Pre and Post counseling is available for all STD testing. To set up this service, call 703.534.6766 before ordering your STD test. If you have a positive STD result, you will need to consult your own physician for a diagnosis, follow-up testing and treatment.

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