Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Screening in asymptomatic individuals and early identification of active disease are critical. Preferred testing involves the fourth generation screen with reflex, which follows the CDC recommended algorithm for the laboratory diagnosis of HIV infection. All adults and adolescents older than 13-64 years should be offered one-time screening. High-risk patients should be screened more frequently.
See ARUP Lab Tests below.
ARUP Lab Tests
Qualitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay/Qualitative Immunoassay/Quantitative Transcription-Mediated Amplification
Qualitative Immunoassay/Quantitative Transcription-Mediated Amplification
Quantitative Transcription-Mediated Amplification