DTAP HIV Testing Clinic Singapore
Dr Tan & Partners (DTAP Singapore) is a group of HIV clinics certified for HIV testing, HIV treatment and management services for both Singaporeans and foreign partners.
We also provide HIV preventive treatment, such as Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) & Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) in all our clinics in Singapore.
All of our clinics also provide a full range of STD screening, STD testing and STD treatment and management services.
Our experienced doctors are well versed and trained in handling HIV related medical issues.
HIV Testing and Screening at DTAP HIV Clinic Singapore
Different HIV tests have different HIV testing window periods, as different HIV tests detect different indicators of HIV during the HIV development cycle.
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) HIV RNA/DNA TEST or HIV Viral Test can detect HIV in the human body as early as 10 days after HIV exposure. The HIV Pro-Viral DNA Test can be done 10 days post exposure. Early HIV test is available in all our clinics.
Other HIV tests such as 4th generation HIV Test (Rapid Finger prick HIV P24 Antigen/Antibody Combo), Rapid Oral Saliva HIV-1/2 Antibody Test and Rapid Finger-prick Blood HIV-1/2 Antibody Test are also available in all our clinics. HIV test result is available in 20 mins.
Anonymous HIV Testing at DTAP HIV Clinic Singapore
Anonymous HIV Testing is available in our Robertson Branch 7 days a week (except public holidays).
Dr Tan & Partners @Robertson is Ministry of Health approved Anonymous HIV test site to conduct HIV testing without patient providing their personal information such as NRIC numbers or passport numbers, contact detail during registration.
Test Accuracy HIV Window Period & HIV Test Accuracy
|Days||HIV Development Stage||Type of HIV Tests||Remarks|
|HIV PEP Period (Day 0 – 3)||After Potential HIV Exposure||No HIV test is available||HIV Post exposure Prophylaxis (HIV PEP) can reduced change of HIV infection within 72 hours after potential HIV infection|
|Eclipse Period (Day 0 – 9)||No HIV test is available|
|Acute HIV Infection Day 10||HIV Virus RNA/DNA is detectable in blood||HIV Virus RNA/DNA is detectable in blood HIV RNA/DNA Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Test||HIV RNA/DNA can be detected|
|The HIV Pro-Viral DNA Test can be done 10 days post exposure.|
|Acute HIV Infection (Day 14 to 20)||HIV P24 is detectable and peaks at about day 30|
|Acute HIV Infection (Day 20 to 23)||IgM Antibodies is detectable||HIV Combination P24 Antigen/Antibody Test (HIV Duo Test) Lab test|
Rapid Fingerprick Blood HIV-1/2 P24 Antigen/Antibody Combo (HIV Duo Test)
|Acute HIV Infection (Day 28 to 48)||IgG Antibodies is detectable||HIV Antibody Test (ELISA)|
Rapid Oral Saliva HIV-1/2 Antibody Test (Oraquick)
|Chronic HIV Infection (Day 90 & above)||HIV Antibody||Rapid Fingerprick Blood HIV-1/2 Antibody Test|
List of HIV related services available at DTAP HIV Testing Clinic, Singapore:
- Anonymous HIV Testing
- HIV Testing & Screening
- HIV Genotypic Resistance Testing
- HIV CCR5 Testing
- HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (HIV PrEP)
- HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (HIV PEP)
- HIV Treatment (HAART)
- HIV Pro-Viral DNA Test
List of STD related services available at DTAP HIV Testing Clinic, Singapore:
- STD Testing
- Rapid STD Screening (Next Day Results)
- STD Screening Packages
- STD Treatment & Management
- HPV Vaccination
- Genital Warts Removal
HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (HIV PrEP)
HIV PrEP is an HIV preventive treatment that uses anti-HIV medications to keep HIV negative people from becoming infected. It is available at all DTAP HIV Testing Clinics, Singapore.
HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (HIV PEP)
No HIV testing is available to detect HIV from 1 to 10 days after exposure. However, with HIV PEP or HIV Post exposure Prophylaxis, you can reduce or prevent HIV infection within 72 hours after HIV exposure. HIV PEP is available at all DTAP HIV Testing Clinics, Singapore.
HIV Treatment (HAART)
HIV treatment and management at DTAP HIV Testing Clinic consists of taking a set of correct HIV medication to slow the progression of the virus, monitoring for and treating any opportunistic infections, and taking care of the patient’s general health and well being. HIV treatment is available in our Novena Branch, Singapore.
HIV Pro-Viral DNA Test
The HIV Pro-Viral DNA test can be used in specific situations where there are challenges to getting an accurate HIV diagnosis with other available HIV tests including HIV Antibody tests (3rd Generation HIV test), HIV Antibody and Antigen tests (4th Generation HIV test) as well as HIV RNA PCR test.
Caring & Treating Since 2005, DTAP HIV Testing Clinic Singapore.