HIV -1/2 Ag/Ab Combo test is performed only:
1. As part of the hospital needle stick protocol.
2. It is used as a screening test for Labor and Delivery patients with no previous HIV testing, but
with high risk of HIV infection, to determine whether a stat C-section will be done instead of
allowing a vaginal birth.
3. It can be performed on ED and Organ Transplant patients when requested.