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How to self-test your saliva for HIV


If you are sexually active then doing an HIV test regularly is a really important way to look after your own and others’ health. We know that going to a clinic to test for HIV can sometimes be a bit intimidating, but an HIV self-test can be a much easier way to know your status.

This infographic will take you through a step-by-step process of testing your saliva for HIV. However, each test kit will have slight variations so always read the full instructions in your kit before beginning.

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  • Last updated: 26 April 2023
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