What is the Fast Four Bloods Screen?
Better2Know’s Fast Four Bloods Screen tests for four different infections in the blood: HIV, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and Syphilis. The results from this screen will be reported one working day after your samples have arrived at our CPA accredited laboratory.
For this screen, a minimum of 28 days must have passed since your last potential exposure.
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Which STIs are tested for?
Our Fast Four Bloods Screen tests for:
- HIV I/II and the p24 antigen
- Hepatitis B
- Hepatitis C
Which samples are needed?
To test for these infections, only blood is required. This will be collected by a qualified clinician at your appointment. On the same day, your samples will be sent to our testing laboratory for fast and accurate analysis.
How do I get my results?
The results from your Fast Four Bloods test will be available within one working day after our laboratory receives your samples. Once all your results are ready, a member of Better2Know’s sexual health advisory team will contact you. Your results will also be reported in your secure online Patient Area.
What if I test positive?
Do not worry; Better2Know will help you. If any test from your screen is reactive, we will provide confirmatory testing at no further cost.
We can arrange a private consultation with a doctor who will discuss the diagnosis, address any concerns you have and prescribe the appropriate treatment. If necessary, we will also provide referral to a specialist.
Alternatively, you can take your results to your GP or local sexual health centre.
How can I book?
Your private and confidential appointment can be booked online or over the phone. If you would prefer to speak to one of our Sexual Health Advisors, please call us on the number at the top of the page. To book securely online, click Book Now below and find a convenient appointment time for your test.