WHERE TO GET HIV-TESTED | Fight AIDS Foundation

WHERE TO GET HIV-TESTED

15/02/2018

 

IN CATALONIA

You can ask for confidential, voluntary and for free testing at:

  • Primary care doctor in your primary care center (CAP).
  • Centers for the prevention and control of sexually transmitted infections.
  • Community-based entities worlking in HIV prevention.
  • Clinical analysis laboratories.
  • Accredited pharmacies:
    • Various pharmacies in Catalonia are accredited to perform rapid tests for the detection of HIV infection. Citizens are offered the opportunity to get tested for HIV quickly and confidentially, and know the result in 20 minutes. For information on the pharmacies that perform this kind of tests you can call: 
      • Information on AIDS Telephone: 900 212 222
      • CatSalut Respon: 061 

Or check the following links (information in Catalan)::

 

Autotesting HIV at home:

 

The HIV test can be carried out at home, by means of a self-test that allows the person concerned, and without the intervention of others, to detect anti-HIV-1 and anti-HIV-2 antibodies from a drop of blood.


It can be purchased at pharmacies and on the websites of the pharmacies that freely want to buy it. The kit's content is for single use and results can be read in 30 minutes.


In case of a positive result, it must be confirmed with a conventional test.


For questions related to the procedure in the realization of this self-test, you can call the information telephone of the manufacturer that appears in the prospectus
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IN SPAIN

 

HIV testing can be carried out in health centers of the public network, for free and confidentially:

 

 

  • Primary care centers (family doctor).
  • Specialized care centers (hospitals and specialty centers).
  • Centros de planificación familiar.
  • Centers for diagnosis and prevention of sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

 

You can also get tested at:

  • Pharmacies: only in some Autonomous communities.
  • Some clinical analysis laboratories.
  • Some non-governmental organizations (NGO's).

 

Places to get HIV-tested (Red Cross map)

 

HIV home self-testing is available in pharmacies throughout Spain without a prescription.

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