The hepatitis C test is a self – collection kit which has everything you need to take a blood sample. The hepatitis C 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. Undetected hepatitis C can lead to serious liver and life – threatening problems. . Here at raTrust you can take your test confidentially and at a time and place convenient to you.
What is included in the Hepatitis C Test Kit?
Your Hepatitis C 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 do I take a sample?
Your Hepatitis C 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 Hepatitis C is simple and, despite what someone may tell you, almost painless. If you test positive for Hepatitis C – please don’t panic, raTrust specialists will help you.
Why do I need to get tested?
Hepatitis C is common STI in the UK and latest statistics shows that 214,000 people were infected in 2014. Untreated Hepatitis C can lead to irreversible damages to your liver and health. We recommend you to do a Hepatitis C 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. Hepatitis C is 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!
What are the facts?
- In 2016, 214,000 people were tested positive for Hepatitis C in England.
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Louise: Does your Hep C test identify antibodies for previous exposure or current disease status or both?
Hepatitis C test will show if you have a virus in your blood. If there is a presence of hep C result will be positive, if not, result will be negative.