Our chlamydia gonorrhoea trichomoniasis home test is an accurate laboratory test for genital chlamydia, genital gonorrhoea and genital trichomoniasis. The test for women requires you to collect a vaginal swab. You should wait for at least two weeks after you think you were exposed to chlamydia, gonorrhoea or trichomoniasis before doing this test. That way the test is most likely to detect these infections. If you think you could have got chlamydia, gonorrhoea or trichomoniasis within the last two weeks, you can buy the test now but don’t collect and return your sample until two weeks have gone by.
Use the kit we send you to collect a swab from your vagina. Send the swab to our partner laboratory. When the lab sends us your test result, we’ll share it with you in your secure account.
Follow our simple instructions and insert the soft swab we send you approximately 2 inches inside your vagina. The swab takes a sample of fluid. Put it in the packaging we include and send it to our partner laboratory.
Yes. The test that the laboratory runs is the same test that’s routinely run in the NHS. If you got chlamydia, gonorrhoea or trichomoniasis in the last two weeks, the test is unlikely to detect your infection. If you start to show symptoms before you take a test or before you get your results you must visit your GP or health clinic.
If you test positive for either chlamydia or trichomoniasis, we can offer you treatment through the Boots Online Doctor Service. If you test positive for gonorrhoea or you test positive for a combination of 2 or 3 infections, you and any partners will need to go to a clinic for treatment. If you start to show symptoms before you get your results you must visit your GP or health clinic.
Many women with genital chlamydia, gonorrhoea or trichomoniasis don’t have symptoms. If you do, they are often similar for all three infections. Symptoms include vaginal discharge or discomfort, pain when peeing or abnormal bleeding.
If you’ve got any symptoms of an STI, you must visit your GP or health clinic. It’s important to get treated because if left untreated it can lead to long-term health problems.
If you decide not to use our home test kit you can make an appointment at your local GP or GUM clinic to get tested in person.
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Page last reviewed by: Dr. Christina Hennessey 21/06/2021