Home testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs)

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To receive a screening kit to your home address, you will be asked a series of questions which will identify the tests which are most appropriate for you. This information will be received by our laboratory provider.

The online STI testing service will recommend testing for chlamydia and HIV. We strongly encourage you to take up this opportunity to get tested.

We offer home testing for:

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Test results and treatment

The possible test results are:

  • negative – if your result is negative, we will text you your results
  • positive – if your result is positive, we will share your results with the specialist sexual health results bureau who will contact you.
  • reactive – this means that additional testing is needed to confirm whether the test is positive. We will share your results with the specialist sexual health results bureau, who will contact you.

The more STIs you test positive for, the greater your risk of HIV.

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HIV

There is also a separate HIV test available, which you can order and take in the privacy of your own home.

The test kit contains everything you need to collect a blood sample and return it to the laboratory for testing. You can even track the status of your test kit and get your results online.

Order an HIV home test kit

For testing and treatment for other sexually transmitted infections (STIs), you can visit one of our clinics.