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How Long Does it Take to Get an STD Test Back From myLAB Box?

How Long Does it Take to Get an STD Test Back From myLAB Box?

Hopefully you now know about the convenient new way of getting tested for sexually transmitted diseases.   After all, myLAB Box’s innovative at-home service allows you to be tested from the comfort of your own home.  We’re glad that you are considering this option. But, have you found yourself wondering: “myLAB Box sounds great, but how long does it take to get an STD test back?” We’re here to answer all of your questions. So, let’s start with this one!

How Long Will It Take To Get My Results?

The idea of this process may seem overwhelming, but trust us: it is anything but!  Let’s take a look at a timeline of the process, step-by-step, so we can answer your “How long does it take to get an STD test back from myLAB Box?” question as thoroughly as possible.  Once you try it, you’ll be hooked.

A Few Minutes to Ease-of-Mind: Order Your Test Online.

This is the part when you decide to take full control of your own sexual health by clicking “order.”  You’ll start to feel better already! Simply choose your test kits online at

There are many home testing options available to you. First, there are single infection test kits for syphilis, HIV, chlamydia + gonorrhea, and more common infections.  In addition, there are combination test kits that allow you to test for multiple infections at once.  These range from the 5-panel Safe Box to the 14-panel Total Box.  There are even options for women’s health or testing with your partner.

Simply choose the option that best fits your needs and click “order.”  You’ll even get free shipping. For optimal timing to take a test, here is helpful guide that breaks down common scenarios on when to collect your sample here.

One to Four Days: Receive Your Test Collection Kit at Home.

Depending on shipping times, location, and weather, your package will be delivered within 1-4 days.

Don’t get nervous. No one else needs to know your business but you. In fact, your order will arrive in a discreet package. Best yet, it will arrive at your doorstep. No more long visits to the clinic!

About Five Minutes: Collect Your Sample

Collect your sample for  your chosen test kit at any time and from any place in only about five minutes!  Honestly, this is one of the things that makes at-home testing stand out from your typical clinic visit. When it comes down to it, who wouldn’t rather do your test collection in their pajamas at home instead of a doctor’s office? After all, you’ll get the very same results!  

Simply use the easy-to-follow instructions that come with your kit and you’ll be finished in no time.  You can return your sample by using the pre-paid return envelope that is included in your kit.

Five to Ten Days: Get Your Results

When your results are ready, you’ll receive an email. This will be about 5-10 days, depending on how long it takes for delivery to the lab.

Once you get your email, you can sign into the secure user portal to check your reliable results. To be clear, the tests offered by myLAB Box are just as accurate, if not more accurate, than the same tests you would perform at a medical facility.

Complimentary Consultation: Connect With a Physician

Regardless of positive or negative results, customers are eligible for a free consultation with a physician affiliate. In states that allow telehealth, this physician after reviewing your history and results may  prescribe treatment if you test positive for chlamydia, gonorrhea, or trichomoniasis. For all other positives, our staff can also help assist in referring you to resources in your area.

Also, your myLAB Box test results are available for you to download. If it is your preference, you can take these results to your chosen physician or clinic to discuss next steps.  To download a PDF copy of results for your doctor, use the “Download” button in the “My Account” section of the website.

Know Your Status in a Matter of Days

There you have it. Now you know the answer to “How long does it take to get an STD test back from myLAB Box?”  You can get full ease of mind in a matter of 7-14 days without ever having to step foot in a doctor’s office.  That’s what we call stress-free testing! Just order, test, and get results. It’s that simple.

Reviewed by Luis Ferdinand M. Papa, MD, MHA

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