The only way to find out if you have HIV is to undergo an HIV test, as symptoms of HIV may not appear for many years.
If you suspect an HIV infection then it’s absolutely vital to undergo a human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) test. The HIV virus will weaken the immune system and if left untreated may cause immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). There are HIV tests to check for antibodies produced by the immune system in reaction to the HIV infection. Other HIV tests enable you to find evidence of the virus and rapid tests may deliver results within a few hours.
The HIV test used at the STD Check Clinic will search for HIV I & II antigens in the blood sample taken when you attend. The antigens can be detected within 28 days of exposure to the virus and results are received on the same day. Your results will then be one of the following:
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People who are in the age group of 13 to 64 years should perform at least one HIV test in a year. Make sure you consider HIV testing yearly and before enjoying intercourse with your new partner.
Certain people are at particular risk of contracting HIV and should undergo more regular testing. These groups include those who:
At the STD Check clinic in London you will provide a blood sample which will be sent to the lab immediately for analysis. Results will be received on the same day and disseminated to you by the method of your choosing. If a positive result is detected, you will be invited to return to the clinic to speak with our doctor who will advise and assist you on the next steps which must be taken.