What is the iCare HIV Self Test?

The iCare HIV Home test is a HIV self test to use at home. You are able to check your HIV status in less than 15 minutes and allows you to get the results in your comfortable environment at home, at any time. You just have to collect a bit of blood and follow the instruction, It is very easy and the test is very secure.

WHO Approved

The iCare hiv self test is WHO approved

Easy in use

Smart design and very easy to use

Convenient and Discrete

Get results from the privacy of your own home.

Discreet Delivery

Fast and completely discreet delivery in Australia

How to Use iCare HIV Self Test

The iCare HIV self test is a very easy to use hiv test. Follow the video instructions below or read the iCare instuction for use step by step below.

Tear open the alcohol prep pad

Clean your finger

Place the Lancet at the finger and press the trigger to prick the finger

Collect about 1 to 2 drops of blood sample using Micro Pipette

Place about 1 drop blood sample into the sample Well using the Micro Pipette

Open the cap of the Diluent Bottle

Place about 2-4 drops of Diluent Liquid into the Sample Well slowly

Read results within 10 minutes

Information

  • What is HIV and what is AIDS?

    The HIV infection is not curable, but treatable well, so you do not get AIDS. After a risk situation, it is important to recognize any symptoms and seek advice. If the therapy starts in time, the immune system will be strengthened and the health improved.

    When to talk about AIDS?
    If an HIV infection is left untreated, the viruses damage the body and the immune system. Later, life-threatening illnesses occur, for example severe pneumonia. Only then does one speakof AIDS.This is an abbreviation and stands for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.

    It is only possible to find out if you are HIV-positive with an HIV self test. Many people say “AIDS test”, which is not entirely true. An HIV test usually detects HIV antibodies, although AIDS has not been on the rise for a long time. If a test is positive, you can start HIV therapy and prevent the onset of AIDS. With HIV, you can live long and well today.

    The story of AIDS
    The HIV virus was discovered in 1983 and identified as the cause of AIDS in the same year. For a long time, HIV was a deadly diagnosis – because effective treatment of HIV to prevent AIDS did not come much later (the so-called “antiretroviral therapy”, which was introduced in 1996).

  • How does the iCare HIV self-test work?

    The application is extremely easy. Wash your hands thoroughly and disinfect your finger with the supplied disinfectant cloth. With the sterile pad possible residues are removed. Now you peck yourself carefully with the lancet and take a drop of blood with the pipette.

    Test execution:
    Put the test cassette in front of you and put the blood drop in the oval field “. The field should be completely red. Now you take the small bottle and drip the liquid in the field “DILUENT”. Start now with the time measurement and read the result after 10 minutes.

  • How accurate is the iCare HIV self test?

    iCare HIV home test has a sensitivity 99% and a specificity of also 99%. This percentage indicates that the test is extremely accurate.