Keep your sexual health in check with STI testing from AlphaBiolabs

Keep your sexual health in check with STI testing from AlphaBiolabs

With a highly successful track record providing DNA, drug, alcohol, and Covid-19 testing for members of the public, we are pleased to announce that we have extended our health testing offering to include 100% accurate and reliable sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing.

Our comprehensive range, which includes at-home STI (formerly known as STD) test kits for male and female customers, can detect the most common pathogens in the UK including chlamydia, gonorrhoea, herpes, syphilis, and HIV.

Home STI test kits start at just £28 and include full instructions on how to discreetly collect your samples and return them to our UK laboratory for testing.

Once your samples arrive at our laboratory, your confidential results will be emailed to you in 2-4 working days, depending on which test you have ordered.

Which STIs does AlphaBiolabs test for?

Our STI/STD testing has been developed with our customers in mind, helping you keep your sexual health in check, and enabling you to seek the correct treatment if an STI is detected in your sample.

Our in-house scientists have carefully curated our range of STI test kits to include the most common pathogens in the UK.  

Depending on which test you choose, you simply need to provide a vaginal swab sample, urine sample, finger-prick blood sample or a lesion swab sample, which can be self-collected at home for complete privacy.

AlphaBiolabs’ range of STI tests includes:

What makes our STI testing different?

At-home STI testing has grown in popularity in the wake of the pandemic, with many people opting to order STI test kits online rather than going to their GP or local sexual health clinic.

However, this growth in online STI testing providers has come with a downside.

A recent study published by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) found that “very few” STI/STD testing services meet the official standards for sexual health tests.

The study, which looked at 30 providers of STI testing, found that many paid-for services contradicted national guidelines.

Issues identified included inappropriate infections being tested for, incorrect samples being used for testing, lack of advice for patients post-diagnosis, and tests licensed for professional use only being marketed for self-testing.

At AlphaBiolabs, we understand the sensitivities surrounding STI/STD testing and the importance of compliance with national guidelines, as set by the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH), the Faculty of Sexual Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH) and the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).

That’s why our STI testing has been developed in accordance with these stringent guidelines, meaning you can be confident our tests meet the highest possible standards for sexual health testing.

This includes the types of samples we analyse, the pathogens that we test for, and advice provided should an infection be detected in your sample.

Our laboratory is also UKAS-accredited to the international quality standard ISO 17025. 

Where can I buy an STI test?

It’s easy to order an AlphaBiolabs STI/STD test online now, direct from our UK laboratory.

Available from just £28, simply order the test you need, and we will ship your kit out to you in discreet, plain packaging, for complete confidentiality.

Once you receive your kit, follow the instructions provided to collect your sample, and return it to our laboratory.

You will receive your confidential test results by email in 2-4 working days (depending on which test you order).

Information about each test, including frequently asked questions, can be found by viewing our STI tests

Can’t find the answer to your question? Call our friendly and discreet Customer Services team on 0333 600 1300 or email health@alphabiolabs.com for more information.

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Order your STI test now, direct from our award-winning laboratory.