Better2Know provides specific STI tests and screens for gay men and men who sleep with men (MSM). Our MSM screens comprise testing for many of Europe’s most commonly diagnosed STIs, including HIV, Syphilis, Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea. If you are a man who has male sexual partners and you are concerned about your sexual health, please contact Better2Know today to arrange a confidential appointment at a clinic near you.

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STI diagnoses are more prevalent amongst homosexual men and men who sleep with men (MSM), than the WSW community. Read more.

Complete Screen

The Complete Screen requires blood and urine samples to detect a range of infections that are more commonly transferred between men who sleep with men. Our Complete Screen includes testing for harmful blood borne infections such as HIV, Hepatitis B and Syphilis, as well as common STIs such as Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea and Mycoplasma.

Incubation Period:

28 days

Samples Required:

Blood and Urine

Infections Tested:

Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea, Hepatitis B, HIV, Mycoplasma, Syphilis

Confidence Screen

Better2Know’s Confidence Screen combines the tests available in our Complete Screen with throat and rectal swabs for Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea. You will be required to provide blood, urine and swab samples for fast, accurate analysis. This thorough screening option will give you peace of mind regarding your sexual health status.

Incubation Period:

28 days

Samples Required:

Blood, Swab and Urine

Infections Tested:

HIV, Chlamydia (genital, throat, rectum), Gonorrhoea (genital, throat, rectum), Syphilis, Hepatitis B, Mycoplasma

Conclusive Screen

The Conclusive Screen is available less than a month after you last had sex. The screen will require blood, swab and urine samples to detect ten infections which are commonly transferred between gay men and men who sleep with men. The Conclusive Screen includes all the infections tested for in the Full Screen, as well as Herpes I/II, HPV and Hepatitis C.

Incubation Period:

28 days

Samples Required:

Blood, Swab and Urine

Infections Tested:

HIV, Chlamydia (genital, throat, rectum), Gonorrhoea (genital, throat, rectum), Syphilis, Herpes I/II, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HPV, Mycoplasma

Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea Swabs

Better2Know also provides swab testing of the throat and rectum to identify Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea infections that may be located in those areas. So, if you have engaged in oral or anal sex, or have symptoms such as a sore throat or rectal discomfort, our expert clinicians can perform a simple swab test to ascertain if you have infection in that area.

Incubation Period:

14 days

Samples Required:

Swab

Infections Tested:

Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea

Booking Your Test or Screen

To book your appointment online, please select the orange Book Now button at the top of the page and follow the instructions. Otherwise, you can call our expert Patient Services team today on the number displayed above.