About this health test
This discreet and confidential home HIV test kit detects HIV in your blood. It involves a simple finger prick blood test that can be undertaken in the privacy of your own home. You can test for HIV at any point from 4 weeks post exposure.
HIV is a common sexual health infection that affects approximately 1 in 200 people across the UK.
What is tested?
- HIV 1 & 2
What is Included?
✓ Home Finger Prick Blood HIV Test Kit
✓ Recorded, next day delivery of your test kit (if booked before 3.30pm Mon-Thur)
✓ 24hr Tracked Royal Mail Return
✓ Results in 4 working days from receipt by the laboratory
✓ Patients emailed with results plus analysis and health advice by a ZoomDoc GP
When to test
Undertake this test Monday to Thursday AM and then send it directly back to the laboratory. This ensures that there are no delays in the lab receiving your test samples.
Specific biomarkers within this test include:
✓ HIV 1 & 2
Frequently Asked Questions
How accurate are ZoomDoc Sexual Health Tests?
ZoomDoc finger prick blood tests are as accurate as tests you would normally take via a normal regular blood test at hospital or within a GP setting.
All tests are analysed in labs in the UK and are UKAS and ISO 15189 accredited.
All of our partner laboratories undergo frequent quality control checks to ensure they meet the highest standard of testing. The equipment and analysers used are all designed for the specific function of capillary blood testing. All ZoomDoc test kits come with clear instructions.
What laboratories do ZoomDoc use?
All laboratories that ZoomDoc use are UKAS & ISO 15189 accredited.
Most samples are analysed at The Doctors Laboratory which is based in Central London. This lab is the largest private laboratory in the UK.
How are my sexual health test results reviewed?
All sexual health results are analysed by our team of Doctors.
They will comment on your results and often provide both advice and health recommendations.
If there are any worrying results our Doctors will get in touch and advise on next steps.
Can I discuss my results with a ZoomDoc GP?
Our team of GPs are always on hand via the ZoomDoc app to discuss any queries or questions you may have with your results or sexual health tests.
What will happen after I purchase a ZoomDoc test kit?
After purchase of our sexual health test kits, we immediately dispatch it to your home or workplace.
After it arrives, you must activate the test with the details of the patient undertaking the test. There are full instructions on the test kit box.
Can I give this test kit to someone else?
Yes, if you receive or order a sexual health test kit and want to provide it to someone else, you can do this. However, the test must always be activated with the personal details of the individual taking the test.
How to take your home blood test
” Our sexual health tests can be undertaken in the privacy of your own home so that you can discreetly monitor and check for common sexually transmitted infections. With results in just a few days, our team of doctors are on hand to support patients with their results. “
Dr Kenny Livingstone – ZoomDoc GP