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When should I come for a test?

If you have any symptoms or know you have been in contact with someone who has an infection, please come as soon as you can.  Sexual infections can take different amounts of time to show up on our tests - we may ask you to return to repeat your tests to make sure you receive accurate results.

'Every aspect of my emergency care was dealt with quickly, efficiently and professionally with full explanations and compassion from all staff involved'.

Patient, Emergency Department, Darlington Memorial Hospital