Learn more about HIV testing and the latest approaches including HIV antibody tests. Find out where you can get tested and receive rapid and reliable HIV test results.

Why you should get tested for HIV

The only way to know your HIV status for sure is to get tested. A person who is HIV positive may look and feel perfectly well, and be unaware that they are infected.

Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP)

Want to know more about Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP)? Dr Avron Urison from AllLife explains what it is and how it works.

Testing for HIV

Having an HIV test? Dr Avron Urison explains what it is and how it works.

I had unsafe sex. Now what?

If you’ve had unsafe sex, you’re probably feeling anxious and uncertain about the best course of action. Here’s what to do.

HIV antibody tests

There are three possible HIV antibody tests: HIV ELISA tests, HIV rapid tests and saliva and urine tests.

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Dr Sindisiwe van Zyl qualified at the University of Pretoria in 2005. She is a patients' rights activist and loves using social media to teach about HIV. She is in private practice in Johannesburg.

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