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HIV 1 & 2, Ab Western Blot

OVERVIEW

When someone is diagnosed with HIV, it can lead to AIDS. HIV 1 And 2, AB Western Blot  is done to confirm this. HIV 1 And 2, AB Western Blot is done immediately after a person is diagnosed HIV positive.

WHAT IS HIV 1 AND 2, AB WESTERN BLOT TEST?

HIV 1 And 2, AB Western Blot is a blood test, done to check the presence of HIV antibodies in blood. During HIV 1 And 2, AB Western Blot, HIV antibodies are separated in blood. The test follows some other screening test for HIV. 

WHY IS HIV 1 AND 2, AB WESTERN BLOT TEST SUGGESTED?

HIV 1 And 2, AB Western Blot test is suggested:                                                                              

  • To confirm HIV infection
  • To confirm the presence of HIV antibodies.

HOW IS HIV 1 AND 2, AB WESTERN BLOT TEST PERFORMED?

In HIV 1 And 2, AB Western Blot test:

  • A small blood sample is taken
  • Lab checks for antibodies.

HIV 1 And 2, AB Western Blot doesn’t check for HIV virus.

WHAT ARE THE PARAMETERS MEASURED IN HIV 1 AND 2, AB WESTERN BLOT TEST

HIV 1 And 2, AB Western Blot test checks presence of HIV antibodies in blood.

PREPARATION BEFORE HIV 1 AND 2, AB WESTERN BLOT TEST

No preparation is needed for HIV 1 And 2, AB Western Blot  test.

  • schedule the test and arrive on time.

POST CARE AFTER HIV 1 AND 2, AB WESTERN BLOT TEST

Result of HIV 1 And 2, AB Western Blot  test may take several days.

  • patient can go home after giving sample for the test.

SAMPLE TYPES IN HIV 1 AND 2, AB WESTERN BLOT TEST

 HIV 1 And 2, AB Western Blot  test requires:

  • Only blood sample.

SIDE EFFECTS/RISKS OF HIV 1 AND 2, AB WESTERN BLOT TEST

HIV 1 And 2, AB Western Blot test:

  • Doesn’t have side effects
  • small risk of developing infection due to needle prick

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