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This is a rapid HIV test which is done for people who are already known to be HIV positive. It is a PCR blood test that checks for HIV-1 RNA and gives a number for the viral load (> 40 copies/ml).
Why do this test? This HIV test is done for HIV positive people to give further information about the prognosis and to show response to HIV antiretroviral therapy.
There is no need for an appointment to do the HIV test for viral load. After ordering it, you will receive a confirmation message with a map and directions attached. You can then go to Patient Reception at The Doctors Laboratory to give the sample. The laboratory is open 7am – 7pm weekdays and 7am-5pm on Saturdays.
Time taken: 1 working day *
Results of your HIV test for viral load will be e-mailed to you.
* Indicative timings only. Actual result may be earlier or slightly later.