AIDS Antibody Test

How do you know if you are infected?
Testing is the only way to verify whether you have been infected or not. It is, however, important to note that this is not an "AIDS" test, but rather whether you have an "AIDS antibody" in your body. Under normal circumstances, the body to go through up to three months before the AIDS virus will produce enough antibodies for testing, known as the "window period." Therefore, we should be in the suspected infection occurred after three months before the test. The tests conducted within three months of the incident were not reliable.

How do HIV tests work?
Blood tests are the most commonly used test methods, and government clinics and private doctors provide blood test services. In addition, other body fluids, such as oral secretion or urine, can also be used to test for HIV antibodies. But to ensure that the quality of the test products to meet the standard. A test suite approved by the United States and approved by the Food and Drug Administration, is representative of the US government's quality certification.

Is the HIV Test reliable?
Reliable。If you do not have any high-risk sexual activity during the three months prior to the test, you will be sure that your test results will be true if you are HIV testing after three months of suspected infection. Please note that the test results only reflect the HIV infection status three months prior to your test day, such as the occurrence of unsafe vaginal and anal intercourse in the last three months, even if you have been infected with HIV , But the test results may be negative.

Where can I get a test?
You can get a HIV Antibody and STD tests at the following locations:

AIDS Concern

Book a HIV Antibody test

AIDS Concern Health Service Centre
Address: Flat B, 3/F, Fu Lee Commercial Bldg, 14-20 Pilkem Street, Jordan, Kowloon(MTR Jordan Station C2 Exit 1 min walk)
Telephone:23946677

AIDS Concern provide test service for Men who have sex with men and sex worker free of charge. The tests are anonymous and confidential。We assist clients by providing emotional support, and resolving queries on HIV/AIDS via pre- and post-test counselling.

 
 
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