Learning Objectives

  • Describe how an HIV rapid test works
  • Explain the Dos & Don’ts of HIV rapid testing
  • List the supplies and equipment (where relevant) required for conducting an HIV rapid test  
  • Explain how an HIV rapid testing algorithm is developed 
  • Describe what HIV rapid testing algorithm is used in your country
  • Explain how the HIV test result is interpreted and the infection status of a person being testing is determined 
  • Accurately recognise a reactive, non-reactive and indeterminate HIV test result