Do you need a DBS test?

The dried blood spot (DBS) test is a free, easy and private way to test for HIV and hepatitis C.

Just take a few drops of blood from your finger, mail the test back and get your results by phone, text or email.

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Need help?

There is information and support available. Please get in touch with NSW Sexual Health Infolink on 1800 451 624 or email if you:

  • are having difficulty getting drops of blood for your DBS test
  • can’t find your validation code
  • haven’t received your DBS test kit within a week of  registering online (for people who do not have a test kit already) 
  • have sent your DBS test back and not heard from us in 2 weeks
  • want information or support about HIV, hepatitis C or sexual health.

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Current as at: Monday 8 January 2024
Contact page owner: Centre for Population Health