What is the Early Detection Screen?

Our Early Detection Screen is the earliest accredited test for HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C available in the UK. The test looks for the presence of the virus itself in your body. It is reliable from just ten days after any potential exposure.

Which STIs are tested for?

The Early Detection Screen tests for:

  • HIV
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C

You can add on any other tests to this screen. If you are looking for a comprehensive screen, you may want to consider our Early Platinum Screen.

Which samples are needed?

This screen needs only a blood sample. There are no eating and drinking requirements before you have this test.

How do I get my results?

We will always call you with your results. If you would prefer something else please let us know. We can also email you or you can call us if you do not want to get a phone call. Please let the booking team know when you make your booking and we will pass your request onto the clinic.

What if I test positive?

The Early Detection Screen is a reliable test, and if you test positive then you will have found out at an early stage of infection. We will help you with the next steps which can include: confirmatory testing, referral to a specialist, and onward counselling to manage emotional and practical aspects. Our patients services team is available to help you make the right decision for you.

How do I book?

Secure your confidential appointment today by clicking the Book Now button below. Alternatively, you can call our Patient Services team on the number above who will be happy to answer any queries you have and find a convenient appointment for you.

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