Testing for HIV is the only way to know for sure if you have HIV.
Many people do not have any symptoms and can live for many years without knowing they have the virus.
You’ll spread your legs, and your doctor will insert a metal or plastic tool (speculum) into your vagina. He’ll place them into a liquid substance in a small jar, and send them to a lab for review. You won’t need another Pap until you’re due for your next scheduled one.
If you test regularly for HIV, and after every time you put yourself at risk, you can help keep yourself and your sexual partners healthy. In this section, we go through everything you need to know about HIV testing.
If he finds areas that don’t look right, he’ll take sample (“biopsy”).
He’ll send the sample to a lab for further testing.
The test screens for trisomy 21 (Down syndrome), trisomy 18 (Edwards syndrome), trisomy 13 (Patau syndrome), and many other conditions that can affect your baby’s health.
For pregnancies at increased risk of fetal abnormalities, the Materni T® 21 PLUS test delivers a comprehensive NIPT for the analysis of chromosomal regions including trisomies 21, 18, and 13, fetal sex, sex chromosome aneuploidies, and an enhanced sequencing series that examines seven clinically-relevant microdeletions.