Chlamydia Home Test

Chlamydia Home Test

32,50 (includes shipping)

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Chlamydia is one of the most common STIs worldwide. Oftentimes, these infections don’t lead to any noticeable symptoms, making it possible to be infected without knowing it. Half of men and up to 90 percent of women experience no symptoms at all during a chlamydia infection. However, an untreated infection can lead to serious health implications, including infertility in women, and possibly infecting others. 

If you have had unprotected sex and, it is therefore wise to test yourself. Homed-IQ’s Chlamydia Test is a certified laboratory test that you can do easily and anonymously from home. The test is delivered in discreet packaging and is entirely confidential.

Test for: Chlamydia Trachomatis

  • Ordered before 18:00, shipped today
  • Results within 24 hours after arrival at the lab
  • Free shipping on orders above €50
  • Easy to use from home
  • Professional analysis in a medical certified laboratory
  • Cheapest provider of STD home tests
  • Completely anonymous

Test mode:

  • Urine test for men 
  • Vaginal smear for women 

To be used from: 2 weeks after infection

Description

About the test result

What does the result of this test mean?

  • In the case of a negative test result, it means that you do not have chlamydia and that no treatment is required.
  • In the case of a positive test result, this means that chlamydia has been found and that antibiotics are needed to treat it. For your own health and to prevent the spread of infection to others, it is important that you receive prompt treatment if you are found to have an STI.

In the event of a positive test result, we advise you to go to your own doctor with the laboratory report. They can then advise you of the right treatment. It is also necessary to warn any sexual partners to prevent further spread of the STI. They can also be tested and treated if necessary. In the Netherlands, this can be done anonymously via: partnerwaarschuwing.nl.

How soon will I receive my test results?

You will receive the test result very quickly, often within one to three working days after your sample has arrived at our certified laboratory.

How results are shared

We understand that medical test results can be confusing and difficult to interpret. That’s why at Homed-IQ we make it as easy as possible for you to understand your test result.

In your personal online dashboard you can view your laboratory report as well as a clear and simple explanation of your results. We provide insight into whether you have tested negative or positive for each individual STI.

Chlamydia Test Mockup

How results are shared

Chlamydia Test Mockup

We understand that test results can be confusing. That’s why at Homed-IQ, we make it easy for you to interpret your results and understand what’s going on inside your body.

In your personal online dashboard, you can view your test results and access clear and simple explanations about individual health markers. All test results are verified by our qualified medical team before being sent to you.

The result of your Chlamydia Test is indicated with a negative or positive outcome per test.

About the Test

What is a Chlamydia Test?

This test is used to show whether you are infected with the chlamydia bacteria. The test consists of a vaginal swab for women and a urine test for men that you can easily take from home. You will receive extensive instructions with your test. After collection, mail your sample using the prepaid shipping materials to our certified laboratory for examination. You will receive the results within a few days. It couldn’t be easier!

What’s in the test kit?

  • An instruction manual
  • A pipette and test tube to take a urine sample for men, a cotton swab with collection tube for a vaginal smear for women
  • A protective transport bag
  • A return envelope

How does a chlamydia test work?

When ordering your test, please indicate whether you want to receive a test for women or men. You will receive detailed instructions with your test so that you can easily take your sample from home. After your sample is collected, mail the test kit to our certified laboratory with the enclosed prepaid shipping materials. You will receive the test results within a few days.

When should I do a chlamydia test?

There are several reasons why it may be useful to do a chlamydia test:

  • You have a new partner and want to make sure you don’t have chlamydia
  • You’ve had or are planning to have unprotected sex
  • A former sexual partner has informed you that they have chlamydia
  • You suffer from symptoms associated with chlamydia (for an overview, see the ‘symptoms’ tab)

Symptoms for Women

Chlamydia

  • Pain when urinating
  • Abdominal pain in the lower abdomen, sometimes with fever
  • Increase in vaginal discharge
  • Pain during intercourse
  • Bleeding after intercourse
  • Bleeding between periods

Symptoms for Men

Chlamydia

  • (Burning) pain while urinating
  • Discharge from the penis
  • Pain or swelling in the testicles
  • Pain during sex

Background information

Introduction

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) are diseases that are transmitted through sexual contact. You can be infected with or pass on a virus or bacteria to someone else during sex. This can be through the penis, vagina, anus, and sometimes also with your mouth or fingers. Many STIs cause little or no symptoms. However, an STI is not harmless and can cause uncomfortable symptoms at the location of infection. While most STIs are easily treatable, if some infections are not treated in time they can cause longer-term damage to the body. For example, some untreated STIs in women can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease. In the long run, this increases the risk of infertility and ectopic pregnancy. It is therefore important that you get tested if you have been at risk to treat the infection and to prevent it from spreading to others.

Via Homed-IQ you can get tested for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Trichomoniasis, Syphilis and HIV.

Chlamydia

Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the bacteria Chlamydia trachomatis. The bacteria can cause infection of the urethra, cervix, rectum or throat. The infection can spread to the epididymis in men and to the uterus or fallopian tubes in women. Left untreated, this increases the risk of infertility and ectopic pregnancy. If a woman has chlamydia during pregnancy, she can also infect her baby during delivery without proper management. This can lead to an eye and respiratory tract infection in the baby. Chlamydia is a very common STI and is usually treatable with antibiotics.

Results

What does the result of this test mean?

  • In the case of a negative test result, it means that you do not have chlamydia and that no treatment is required.
  • In the case of a positive test result, this means that chlamydia has been found and that antibiotics are needed to treat it. For your own health and to prevent the spread of infection to others, it is important that you receive prompt treatment if you are found to have an STI.

In the event of a positive test result, we advise you to go to your own doctor with the laboratory report. They can then advise you of the right treatment. It is also necessary to warn any sexual partners to prevent further spread of the STI. They can also be tested and treated if necessary. In the Netherlands, this can be done anonymously via: partnerwaarschuwing.nl.

How soon will I receive my test results?

You will receive the test result very quickly, often within one to three working days after your sample has arrived at our certified laboratory.

How results are shared

We understand that medical test results can be confusing and difficult to interpret. That’s why at Homed-IQ we make it as easy as possible for you to understand your test result.

In your personal online dashboard you can view your laboratory report as well as a clear and simple explanation of your results. We provide insight into whether you have tested negative or positive for each individual STI.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Anyone who is sexually active is at risk for sexually transmitted infections. If you are sexually active, it is important to use protection and get screened regularly. This is especially important if you have more than one sexual partner.

While opinions vary, routine physical exams are generally recommended once a year if you’re over the age of 50, and once every 3 years if you’re younger than 50 and in good health. If you have a chronic disease or other ongoing health issues, you should see your doctor more often, no matter how old you are.

Early detection and treatment of potential illnesses will help you maintain a healthy mind, body and quality of life.

The STI test is not suitable for people under the age of 18. It is also better not to take this test during the incubation period for STIs, unless you have symptoms. During the incubation period, STIs are not always detectable with a test (see: “What is the incubation period of each STI?”). If you have symptoms, you can test before the incubation period has ended. However, if you then get a negative result, we recommend that you repeat the test after the incubation period has passed, because it is possible that the STI can only be detected later.

If you have many or often changing sexual partners, or if you meet certain risk factors for HIV and/or other STIs, we advise you to get tested every six months. For example, because you are a sex worker. Additionally, you should consider getting tested if you’ve had or are considering having unprotected sex with a new partner (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, 2021).  

Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea, and Trichomoniasis are some of the most common STIs worldwide. That is why it is very important that STIs are regularly tested for, so that further spread is limited.

All Homed-IQ tests are entirely anonymous and do not require any direct contact with your GP. 

Our self-sampling tests are completely approved for home use. The tests have been validated by our lab to see if the results from samples taken at home are as accurate as samples taken in a doctor’s office or clinic. It is only legal to sell validated medical tests.

Each Homed-IQ test is processed in a laboratory that is ISO15189 certified, which enables us to guarantee the reliability of all our tests.

The biggest advantage of this test is that you can easily take the test yourself at home. Using a self-test, you do not have to visit your GP or a clinic and still can obtain laboratory-certified, fast test results. With Homed-IQ, you may test yourself completely anonymously and perform the test at a time that suits you best.

No, you can order this STI home test from home, the test is delivered in discreet packaging. You can then take the test in your own time and completely anonymously from home. You then send the test to our certified laboratory and you will receive your results in your personal portal within one to three working days. As soon as your result is ready, you will receive an email and a text message from us.

All Homed-IQ self-sampling tests are scientifically certified for home use. This means they have been tested to see if the results of samples taken at home are as accurate as samples taken in a lab or doctor’s office. It is not allowed to sell unvalidated medical tests. Furthermore, our medical team reviews all results and is available to answer any questions from our customers.
No, at the moment we do not have any agreements with health insurers.

Yes, this test is an easy, fast and non-invasive way to check yourself for one of the five most common STIs. If a doctor suspects an STI, he or she will perform exactly the same test as the test that you can order via Homed-IQ. If you test negative for STIs and continue to experience complaints, see a doctor.

We advise everyone to go directly to the doctor for treatment. To do this, print out your lab result (via the download button at the bottom of your personal portal). If a visit to the doctor is not possible, our medical team can provide prescriptions for treatment to customers in the Netherlands. In that case, our doctor will ask you by email to complete a questionnaire so that they can then send you a prescription to a pharmacy in your area. For the other STIs you should contact a doctor.

Homed-IQ’s STI tests offer the same laboratory-certified results you would receive if you had an STI test done through your GP or a sexual health clinic. Homed-IQ works with the same labs that provide tests for clinics, and strives to provide your results quickly and confidentially. STI rapid tests that are available at e.g. the drugstore are often not reliable and may result in a false negative or false positive result.

How It Works

Order Your Test

Once you have placed your order, your test-kit will be delivered within days (in discreet packaging).

Activate & Mail Your Sample

After online activation of your test-kit, you can collect and mail your sample within minutes.

View Results

A certified laboratory will review your sample, test results will be available within days.

How It Works

Order Your Test

Once you have placed your order, your test-kit will be delivered within days (in discreet packaging).

Activate & Collect Your Sample

After online activation of your test-kit, you can collect and mail your sample within minutes.

View Results

A certified laboratory will review your sample, test results will be available within days.

We only work with the best certified laboratories

All laboratories we work with are ISO 15189 certified, which is the highest possible medical certification in Europe.

Private & Confidential

Order your test online from the privacy of your home. The test kit will arrive in discreet packaging, so no one will know what you ordered. Homediq ensures that you can test at your own terms, and your results will always remain confidential and secure!