Three reasons to choose the Better2Know Early Detection Screen:
- This is the earliest you can test for HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C, just ten days after potential exposure
- Get clarity on your STI status and reduce the time you spend worrying if you have HIV
- This is an important screen if you have had unprotected intercourse, suffered a needle-stick injury or been exposed to high risk blood
Our Early Detection Screen is Australia's earliest accredited test for HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C. The screen uses PCR techniques to look for the presence of the viruses in your body. This screen is highly accurate from just ten days after any potential exposure.
What does the Early Detection Screen test for?
The Early Detection Screen tests for:
- Hepatitis B
- Hepatitis C
You can also add other tests onto this screen, such as Syphilis. If you are looking for a more comprehensive screen, then you may want to consider the Better2Know Early Platinum Screen.
What will happen at my appointment?
A qualified clinician will welcome you to the private collection centre. They will collect the required blood sample from you. There are no fasting or dietary requirements associated with this screen. Your clinician will send your sample to our accredited laboratory for fast, accurate analysis.
How will I get my results?
Better2Know has an extremely secure patient results area. We will send you your login details when you book your screen. You can then check the progress of your results at any time, 24/7. We will send you an email or SMS when they are ready to report. If you prefer, we can also call you to discuss your results in more depth.
What if my results reveal that I have an STI?
With any of the STIs included in the Better2Know Early Detection Screen, we will refer you to a specialist if you test positive. The specialist may wish to conduct further testing, including confirmation testing and viral load tests. They will help you to manage your condition and prevent long term implications.
How do I book?
Book your Early Detection Screen in Australia today by using our secure online booking system. You can access this area by selecting the orange button at the top of the page. If you have additional questions, you can also call our expert Patient Services team using the number displayed above. They can help you choose the most suitable testing option to suit your requirements.