It is recommended in the following situations:
If you are sexually active, the CDC recommends HIV testing every 3 to 6 months.
If you have engaged in higher-risk behavior. The test should be done once past the window period (from 6-8 weeks after high-risk practice).
When a new relationship starts (since it can pose a risk factor).
If you want to have a child or are pregnant, put in the appropriate means to prevent
It is mandatory for donating blood, organs, semen, tissue, or eggs.