Did you know that there is a test to detect HIV in 20 minutes or less! That’s right 20 minutes. Knowing a person’s HIV status is vital because it can help start early treatment and also prevent the transmission to others. The various kinds of rapid HIV tests are: Oraquick Rapid A non-invasive test which doesn’t even require a blood sample or needle prick the test detects HIV-1 and HIV-2 in 20 minutes. The test can check your HIV status through oral fluid plasma finger stick or venipuncture and has 99% efficiency when compared to the confirmatory Western Blot.