Rapid HIV Testing in the ER

Rapid HIV TestingRapid HIV Testing is offered in the Emergency Department to patients 14-64 years of age, regardless of reason for their visit to the ED. Test results are provided to the patient within 15 minutes. However, if there is a positive reaction on the test, further tests are completed to confirm the diagnosis of HIV. The patient is then given a one week followup appointment in the Infectious Disease Ambulatory Care Clinic at Sinai Hospital.