amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research



HIV Testing

More than 20 percent of all Americans with HIV do not know they are infected, and many of them pass on the virus to others. The best way to protect yourself and your partners is to get tested for HIV. The following links provide useful information about testing.



Myths and Truths About HIV Testing (PDF) 
Are you positive you’re negative? This booklet dispels many of the common misconceptions about the AIDS epidemic and HIV testing. 

A Practical Guide to Getting Tested for HIV 
This page explains who should get tested for HIV, how the test works, and what the results mean. 

Where Can I Get Tested?
Search for an HIV testing site near you and links to additional HIV/AIDS resources.