Sexual Health Screening

Where can I go for a sexual health screening?

checkpoint Canarias can undertake rapid testing for the following: HIV, Hepatitis C, Syphilis, Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea.

To make an appointment at our Maspalomas clinic, click here.


In the Canary Islands there are a number of options for a full in depth screening depending on the health cover you have.

Public Health

  • You can contact your GP to request a sexual health screening (“Análisis ITS”)

Private Health

  • It depends on the coverage you have in your policy, most likely you can request an analysis from your family medicine doctor, or in hospitals with a specialist.

Private Purchase

  • We can recommend this private provider, Eurofins Megalab, a chain of clinical laboratories who offer the possibility of making an online purchase.
  • This package gives you an extensive analysis – click here
  • Their network is listed in our directory and here

What tests should I do?

They should perform a combination of the following tests depending on your sexual orientation and sexual practices:

  • Blood Tests:
    • HIV
    • Syphilis
    • Hepatitis B
    • Hepatitis C
  • Urine or urethral swab test:
    • Chlamydia
    • Gonorrhea
    • Possibility of other pathogens such as Ureaplasma, Mycoplasma etc.
  • Rectal swab test
    • Chlamydia
    • Gonorrhea
    • Other pathogens
  • Pharyngeal swab test:
    • Chlamydia
    • Gonorrhea
    • Other pathogens
  • Vaginal swab test:
    • Chlamydia
    • Gonorrhea
    • Other pathogens

Photo by Julia Koblitz on Unsplash