HOW DOES HIV RAPID TEST WORK AND IS IT RELIABLE?
HIV self test is with more than 99% accuracy Our HIV self test detects HIV infection up to two weeks sooner than other brands. You may test positive with INSTI® HIV Self Test within 21-22 days after infection, but the most accurate result is recommended 3 months after the last possible risk of infection; Our HIV home test passed a successful testing by laymen (1388 participants) and of infected participants were correctly identified as infected (sensitivity) of participants without infection were correctly identified as non-infected (specificity); The test uses a simple unique flow-through technology to detect HIV-1 and HIV-2 antibodies using a drop of human finger stick blood. The test cassette contains a membrane that binds these antibodies (test dot). This test dot is only visible if antibodies against the HI-Virus are present.
WHAT TO DO AFTER THE HIV HOME TEST?
If your HIV home test shows a positive result please do go and see a doctor for confirmatory laboratory test to be carried out. Always take our product to show your doctor in order he/she is aware of product. If your HIV home test shows a negative result and the last possible infection risk is more than three months ago you are not infected with HIV. It means you keep regularly testing yourself making it as healthy habit. Especially if you tend to change your sexual partners occasionally or regularly.