Confidential testing can occur at any public health clinic. Physicans are required to maintain confidentiality.
The point is the sooner a person is tested, the sooner they can begin a treatment that might very well prevent transmission.
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What HIV test is used during the window period?
The plasma HIV RNA test (also called a viral load test) (click here) can detect HIV in a person’s blood within 9 days of infection, before the body develops detectable HIV antibodies. he plasma HIV RNA test is recommended when recent infection is very likely—for example, soon after a person has
had unprotected sex with a partner infected with HIV.
Detecting HIV at the earliest stage of infection lets people take steps right away to prevent transmission of HIV. (See the Preventing Transmission of HIV fact sheet.) his is important because immediately after infection the amount of HIV in the body is very high, increasing the risk of
transmission of HIV. Starting treatment at this earliest stage of infection also can be considered....