Better2Know provides confidential and accurate STI testing throughout Africa. Our popular instant testing is available at private sexual health centres across the continent.  Better2Know’s Instant Four Bloods Screen will give you rapid confidential results for HIV, Syphilis, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C.

Samples Required


Incubation Period

28 Days

Infections Included

Syphilis, HIV, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C


How soon after a sexual encounter can I get tested?

For the Instant Four Blood Screen, Better2Know recommends a minimum period of 28 days incubation. This is the period of time between your potential exposure and the date of your appointment.  

Which samples does the Instant Four Bloods Screen require?

Better2Know’s Instant Four Bloods Screen uses a small blood sample to test for four sexually transmitted infections: HIV, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and Syphilis. Samples can be collected via a small prick of the finger with a lancet. There are no uncomfortable swabs or fasting requirements associated with the Instant Four Bloods Screen.  Because we use a lancet, this test is suitable if you are scared of needles.

What will happen at my private appointment?

Upon arrival at your appointment , you will be seen by a Better2Know doctor. Your doctor will go through the instant testing process with you before collecting your blood samples. The analysis for your test will be conducted whilst you wait.

When will my confidential results be reported?

All instant STI testing analysis is performed whilst you wait in the private sexual health centre, and results will be available from 10 minutes after the collection of your samples. For your convenience, results will be provided before you leave the facility. You will receive a signed and completed copy of the Better2Know Rapid Test Results Report to keep for your personal records, detailing your results.

What if my instant screen is reactive?

If your Instant Four Bloods Screen returns one or more positive results, Better2Know will help you access the treatment and support you need. We can arrange further, confirmatory testing of a venous blood sample at no additional cost. Our confidential counselling service is also available to patients throughout Africa. With this private service, you can discuss the anxieties and concerns you may have relating to your sexual health with an experienced, qualified professional. You can also take your results to your own doctor or sexual health specialist if you prefer.

How can I book the Instant Four Bloods Screen?

Call Better2Know now on the number above to arrange your Instant testing appointment at a sexual health centre in Africa that is convenient for you. You can also make a booking online.