HIV 1&2 Antibodies by CMIA Method


Includes: 1 test

The HIV-1-2-antibody test confirms the presence of HIV infection and detects if a person has HIV-1 or HIV-2.

Also known as :

P24 Antigen, HIV ELISA

Fasting Information

Fasting No fasting Required

Reports Information

Get Reports in Within 36 Hrs

Home Collection Information

Home Collection Available

Age Group Information.

Age Group 18-99 years

Additional Instructions

Mandatory - Aadhar card & HIV Consent Form is to be filled and signed by the patient during sample collection

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Test Criteria

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Who all are eligible for this test?

• Married couples, same-gender couples, transgenders.• People with a high risk of communicable diseases such as HIV and STDs.• Drug users who share needles or get injections• People suffering with hepatitis, HIV, STDs, and other undetectable viral infections need to take viral marker tests to save their lives from unknown viral infections.• If someone has signs and symptoms of hepatitis or jaundice, such as loss of appetite, joint pain, dark urine, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, mild fever, pale skin tone, etc.• Pregnant women and people with flu-like symptoms.• Those who were in close contact with the infected patients.• People who have been on dialysis for a long time.

Why take this test?

• This test comes in the category of advanced tests used to detect HIV-1 and HIV-2 simultaneously.• The CMIA Quantitative Test falls into the category of 4th generation or advanced HIV infection tests.• It helps in the differentiation between HIV1 and HIV2 infections. HIV type 1 infection is more common than HIV type 2 infection.• On the basis of this test, treatment is done according to the specific virus (HIV1 or HIV2) found after the diagnosis.

What are the benefits of this test?

• This is an advanced test for HIV with a high level of accuracy and specification.• The test is an equally useful tool for new or recent infections and old infection cases as well.• This is helpful for doctors in providing specific treatment protocols and surveillance for all types of HIV infections.• Useful in the case of uncertain HIV infection (type 1 or type 2).• This test help in the assessment and monitoring of newly positive or infected people.• It aids in the counselling and preventive measures taken to reduce future risk and the management of one's lifestyle.

Test Parameters

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HIV 1&2 Antibody, Quantitative (1)


Q. Is HIV Curable?

A. HIV is not curable yet. But if diagnosed early, proper treatment can be initiated, which leads to a healthy and long life.

Q. Why Are HIV 1&2 Antibodies by CMIA Method Considered Best?

A. It is the most standard method that detects and determines HIV 1 & 2 and is highly accurate than other tests. Hence, it is considered the most reliable HIV Screening Option.

Q. How Is This HIV Test Done?

A. It requires a blood specimen of the person. During the test, your healthcare provider may draw blood from your veins and cover the punctured site with a gauze pad. The collected specimen will be sent to the lab for examination.

Q. Are There Any Risks Associated With HIV Blood Tests?

A. Other than normal bruising, bleeding, lightheaded feeling, and slight pain at the puncture site, there are no risks associated..

Q. Is Any Special Preparation Required For Testing?

A. No, the test calls for no special preparation.
480 MRP 750


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Amount to be paid 480
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HIV 1&2 Antibodies by CMIA Method


HIV is a virus transmitted through unsafe sexual contact with an infected partner or via body fluids like blood and semen. There is no proven or effective treatment for the problem available yet, and all the vaccines and medicines are still in the development phase. Till any effective and proven medicine for this illness comes to light, the only thing we can do is take as many precautions as possible to minimize our risk of getting infected and transmitting the disease further. Early HIV Test is the only way to begin the treatment at the earliest and live a long life with minimum health hazards.

HIV Tests can be conducted through CMIA Method at Redcliffe Labs. This CMIA method detects HIV p24 and antibodies to HIV 1 & 2 in human serum and plasma. It screens the specimen and detects both antigens and antibodies.

Reasons Why HIV 1&2 Antibodies by CMIA Method Done:

  • It is helpful in screening and diagnosing HIV infection.
  • A must for women pregnant or planning their pregnancy.
  • Help differentiate HIV 1 and HIV 2 antibodies in human serum and plasma.

Early And Common Symptoms That Call Out For HIV Screening Include:

Most HIV symptoms go unnoticed at the early stage because of being common to any other flu. However, if you are getting sick more often and taking longer to recover even after being on medicines, this could be a sign that you should get yourself tested as soonest possible.

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Runny nose
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Skin Rashes
  • Sore Throat
  • Muscle & Joint Pain

Test Is Also Compulsory If You:

  • Are at high risk of exposure to the virus.
  • Have shared needles or syringes.
  • Diagnosed with an STI.
  • Have had unprotected sex with an infected person.
  • Are pregnant or planning a pregnancy.
  • Are a healthcare worker who has been exposed to contaminated needles or devices.

One needs to be very careful and attentive to the symptoms to manage a healthy lifestyle and reduce future risks.

Risks Of HIV Blood Test:

It carries very few risks, including:

  • Bleeding
  • Bruising
  • Feeling Lightheaded
  • Infection
  • Slight Sting Or Pain

Test Details:

Name of The Test
HIV 1&2 Antibodies by CMIA Method
Sample Type
Number of Tests
Actual Test Price
Discounted Price
Home Sample Collection
Additional Cost For Home Sample Collection
Fasting Before Test
Not Required
Get Reports Within
24 Hours

Things You Should Know Before Going For A HIV 1&2 Antibodies Test by CMIA Method:

  • CMIA (Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immuno Assay) is an advanced HIV Test.
  • It is a highly reliable, accurate, and standard method that detects and differentiates HIV 1 & 2.
  • It detects p24 antigen and antibodies to HIV 1 and HIV 2.
  • The test is done with a blood sample and can be screened through the CMIA method.

Reasons To Choose Redcliffe Labs For HIV 1 & 2 Antibodies Screening By CMIA Method:

  • We have a trained and experienced medical team for testing and assisting you throughout the process.
  • We prioritize your convenience and comfort and provide good care through our best practices.
  • Maintain utmost professionalism, confidentiality, and transparency.
  • Have expert technicians with specialized training and certification.
  • Use cutting-edge equipment to diagnose the problem and provide accurate reports quickly.

Cost Of HIV 1&2 Antibodies by CMIA Method:

HIV Test Price varies from city to city. It is available at Rs 480 at Redcliffe Labs. All the specimens will be screened via the CMIA approach for qualitative HIV 1 & 2 detections. You can even book a home test for HIV 1&2 Antibodies by CMIA Method with us without additional home sample collection charges.

Have queries related to HIV Test Cost or HIV 1 and 2 Test ? Speak with our representative to get detailed information.

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Frequently Asked Questions
What is CMIA test for HIV?
The CMIA or Chemiluminescence Microparticle Immunoassay test for HIV is similar to the ECLIA test and involves using the light for the indication of antibodies and antigens presence.
    Does the HIV duo test detect both HIV 1 & HIV 2 antibodies?
    Yes, it is identified as the best and dependable way for detecting both HIV1 and HIV 2 antibodies.
      Can the CMIA method only be used to check antibody HIV (3rd generation)?
      Yes, CIMA test can be used for detecting the antibody HIV 3rd generation but you need to get in touch with your doctor to gain more understanding.
        MRP 750/-480/-