Better2Know’s Instant testing range includes a specific screen for Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea infections. Available in selected clinics across Ireland, this screen is suitable for those who have achieved 14-day period of incubation.
Which STIs are tested for?
The Instant Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea Screen tests for:
It is possible to add Instant testing for Syphilis, HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C on to this screen, if you are concerned about any of those infections. You can select your tests online or by calling our Patient Services team on the number above.
Which samples are needed?
This popular screening option uses swabs of your genital area to detect infection. This may be uncomfortable but not painful. The Instant Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea Screen does not require any fasting or dietary requirements and is ideal for those who are afraid of needles.
How do I get my results?
With the Instant Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea Screen, your confidential results will be available no more than 30 minutes after testing. This screen is supported by Better2Know’s outstanding medical and Patient Services teams, and your results will be provided while you wait in the clinic. Upon completion of your analysis, the nurse or clinician at your appointment will also give you a signed copy of the Better2Know Rapid Test Results Report, to keep for your personal records.
What if I test positive?
If you test positive for either Chlamydia or Gonorrhoea following a test with Better2Know, do not panic. We are here to help you and both of the STIs included in this screen are curable with antibiotics. Our Patient Services experts can arrange necessary referrals as well as a doctor’s consultation to discuss your diagnosis and provide a private prescription for the required medication.
How do I book?
You can book your test in Ireland online at any time, day or night, by selecting the Book Now button on this page. Alternatively, you can arrange your appointment over the phone by contacting Better2Know’s sexual health advisory team on the number above.