HIV Point of Care Testing (Rapid Testing) in SA

SA Health, July 2016

Point of care (POC) testing for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is quick and convenient, providing results in 20 minutes rather than the next day. Some people refer to point of care testing as ‘rapid testing’.

HIV POC testing is now available in South Australia through a 12 month, Commonwealth funded demonstration project.

  • To find out details of where & when rapid tests are available, click here

CDC recommends combo HIV test for faster detection of virus

Reuters, Thu Jun 26, 2014 3:30pm EDT

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Thursday it has recommended a new type of HIV testing that utilizes diagnostics that can detect infection up to three to four weeks faster.