The blood profile test is a self – collection kit which has everything you need to take a blood sample. The blood profile test enables you to check your health status and it’s important you do so at least once a year if you are in stable relationship and more often if you are sexually active with different partners. Here at raTrust you can take your test confidentially and at a time and place convenient to you.
Blood profile includes test for:
- Hepatitis B
- Hepatitis C
- 5th Generation HIV
Here at raTrust you can make your test confidentially in convenient for you place and time.
What is included in the blood profile test kit?
Your blood profile test kit will contain blood collection sample, form where you will need to put your details and prepaid envelope. From now all you need to do is to place your sample into letter box, we will do the rest.
How will I take a sample?
Your blood profile test will require blood sample from your finger. Please do not worry it’s not painful! All instructions will be delivered with your self – collection kit.
When I will know the results?
From the time when our laboratory will receive your sample, you will be able to know your results in just 1 – 3 days!
The test for blood profile is simple and, despite what someone may tell you, almost painless. If you test positive for blood profile – please don’t panic, raTrust specialists will help you.
Why I need to get tested?
Syphilis, HIV, hepatitis B and C are common STIs in the UK but in the past decade number of new infections has risen. In 2016 more than 330,000 people were diagnosed and even bigger group don’t know they could have it. Syphilis, HIV, hepatitis B and C can lead to irreversible damages to your body and health. We recommend you to do a blood profile test at least once a year even if you are in a stable relationship. If you are sexually active is very important to check yourself each time you are changing partner. STIs are also spreading by blood so if you had a contact with it you need to get tested too. It’s essential to know your status so please do not be scared. If your result will be positive, we will help you!
Can I trust blood profile self-collection kit?
- The self-collection blood profile test is reliable and accurate and its results are comparable to usual clinical tests as it’s tested in a laboratory. Only the first step – sampling – is done by you at home.
- You can do it on your own, in private, at a time convenient for you. There is no rush, which you might find at a clinic or GP surgery.
- Your sample is sent to the largest independent provider of clinical laboratory diagnostic services in the UK – The Doctor’s Laboratory. Laboratory testing is the most accurate way of testing.
- It doesn’t matter if you take a test at your home or at the clinic as both go to laboratories to be checked. The only difference is, if you order a blood profile self-collection kit you can use a high priority option to get results within 4 hours, or choose standard one which is 24 hours, whereas in a clinic you have to wait between 7 and 10 days.
What are the facts?
In 2016 more than 330,000 were tested positive for syphilis, HIV, hepatitis B and C in England.