This Better2Know screen will test for the following STIs: HIV, Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea and Syphilis.
Home Testing Kits
This test will detect HIV types I and II, and the p24 antigen (an early marker of HIV) using a finger-prick blood sample.
- Is this HIV test accurate?
This blood test is a very accurate test (99.8% 28 days after any incident you are concerned about, rising to 99.9% after 3 months). The test allows you to test for HIV types I and II and the p24 antigen (an early marker of HIV) from the comfort and privacy of your own home.
Which tests are included?
The Better2Know home sample collection HPV test will give you individual results for 14 High-Risk Types of the HPV Virus. These are types: 16 and 18 (which are the most common cause of cervical cancer), 31, 33, 35, 39, 45, 51, 52, 56, 58, 59, 66, and 68.
This test will detect Herpes I and II from a finger-prick blood sample. It is suitable when you do not have symptoms.
With the Better2Know Comfort Screen, the following STIs are tested for:
- Herpes I and II (Current Infection)
PLEASE NOTE: For the Herpes test to be accurate you must be symptomatic (have symptoms) at the time you submit your urine sample.
The Better2Know Full Screen tests for:
- HIV I/II and the p24 antigen
- Hepatitis B
- Is the Full STI Screen accurate?
Yes, Better2Know use a CPA accredited laboratory and these are the most accurate STI tests available.
The Covid-19 home test requires a combined nose/throat swab sample to be collected and sent back to Better2Know’s accredited UK laboratory for testing.