Are at home STD tests accurate?

All of our home STD tests use either an validated by a myLAB Box lab affiliate for self-collection and transport in the mail. To be clear, these tests have the same diagnostic accuracy as any other tests performed in a traditional doctor’s office. Our tests are over 99% accurate at detecting most common STDs.

Similarly, it is asked, how accurate are self STD tests?

However, they also reported that certain types of self-collected samples are more likely to lead to accurate test results than others. Urine tests for chlamydia were only slightly less effective, identifying a correct positive result 87 percent of the time and a correct negative result 99 percent of the time.

Do at Home STI tests work?

Here’s how it works: You order a little box filled with everything you need—a test swab and tube, a finger prick for the blood sample, and Band-Aids and wipes. After following the simple instructions, you send your results off to their lab and receive your test results in a matter of days.

Can you test negative for chlamydia and still have it?

You could still have chlamydia even if a partner has tested negative. The only way to make sure you don’t have chlamydia is to get tested yourself. You can have a test for chlamydia even if there are no symptoms.

How much is a full STD test?

In general, an STD test will cost you between $30 and $400 depending if you test at home, in a clinic, or at a lab.