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Syphilis Testing

Fast result syphilis test

  • Testing available with or without symptoms
  • Safety & peace of mind for you & your partner
  • Decide how you want to receive your results
Pricing £110
Type of sample taken Blood
Turnaround time 4-12 hours
 
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Our private clinics specialise in quick & accurate testing of all sexually transmitted infections including syphilis. Affordable, convenient & confidential service.

The Syphilis infection is one of the least common sexually transmitted infections in the UK, although the number of diagnosed cases is on the rise. It is caused by the bacteria Treponema pallidum, & is mainly transmitted through sexual contact. If left untreated, syphilis can lead to serious & potentially fatal health complications, as well as higher vulnerability to infection by other sexually transmitted diseases.

When should I get tested?

You should get tested if you have had unprotected sex, or notice symptoms. The first symptoms are sores on the genitals, which are painless but highly infectious. These may also appear around the mouth, & can develop into a more general rash. In some cases, syphilis will show no symptoms.

What the test includes?

You should get tested if you have had unprotected sex, or notice symptoms. The first symptoms are sores on the genitals, which are painless but highly infectious. These may also appear around the mouth, & can develop into a more general rash. In some cases, syphilis will show no symptoms.

Procedure

Step 1

Preparing for test

Please arrive for your blood test well-hydrated.
 
Step 2

During the test

After a consultation to discuss any existing symptoms, questions, or concerns, a small sample of blood will be taken from your arm, near the elbow.
 
Step 3

Results

It is up to you how you wish to receive your results, whether over the telephone, by email, in person, or as a hard copy in the post.

FAQs

How is syphilis treated?

Syphilis is treated with penicillin, either injected into the buttocks or taken in tablet form. The disease responds better to treatment if it is given early on. You will need to get tested before getting a prescription.

How do I know that I have cleared the infection?

You will be recommended to have another blood test after completing the treatment, in order to ensure that the infection has cleared.

How long do I need to wait after having sex if I am worried about syphilis infection?

The window period for syphilis testing is 28 days, so please wait to have your test until this time period has passed since you first had unprotected sex.