What’s Involved in an HIV Test?
BEAT AIDS uses a rapid HIV diagnostic product, the INSTI™ Kit, developed and manufactured by bioLytical™ Laboratories. It is a unique, simple-to-use diagnostic kit used in the diagnosis of HIV infection. At 60 seconds for a reading, INSTI™ Kit is the fastest HIV diagnostic assay in the world today.
The INSTI™ HIV-1/HIV-2 Antibody Test is a rapid in vitro qualitative test for the detection of antibodies to Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 or Type 2 in human whole blood, fingerstick blood, serum or plasma.
Please note: If you need to be tested for pregnancy or for a sexually transmitted disease (STD) or other infection, please contact your doctor or healthcare provider. He or she can help you get tested. Click here to schedule an HIV Test appointment, 100% CONFIDENTIAL and FREE of charge.