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Chlamydia testing (including urine tests)

I recently had a Chlaymidia urine test (PCR-DNA) performed approximately one week after the possible exposure. The test came back negative. I have a couple questions regarding my test:1. Is the PCR-DNA test a fairly accurate test?2. Was my...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question. When we are doing tests for chlamydia, there are different types of tests available (cell culture, Direct Fluorescent Antibody, EIA, Nucleic Acid Probe, LCR, PCR, Read more »

Can I have a son? $ 80 donation

Hello DR.I have had unprotected vaginal relationship fourteen weeks ago. I try to have a child with... Read more »

College guy that just donated to the foundation. Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV, 2010)

Good evening Dr. Bob,I am a heterosexual male in my mid 20's and now engaged. I have only been with... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Testing Rates of HIV-Infected Men: Low Despite Guidelines

Noting that gonorrhea (GC) and chlamydia (CT) screening for HIV-infected men "may decrease HIV transmission and reduce the incidence of pelvic inflammatory disease in female partners," the study authors determined GC/CT testing rates in a clinical... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Quick Chlamydia Urine Test Accurate in Men

...in Spain, Portugal, Italy, and other European countries, Lee said. The study, " Performance Evaluation of a New Rapid Urine Test for Chlamydia in Men: Prospective Cohort Study ," was published in the British Medical Journal ... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Chlamydia

...risk factors for chlamydia (a new sex partner or many sex partners). In addition, all pregnant women should have a screening test for chlamydia. If you have genital symptoms like burning while urinating or have a discharge, you should stop... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A... Read more »
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Chlamydia testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, does anyone around here happen to know how frequent an occurence false negatives are with Chlamydia testing through PCR on first-catch urine? Thanks in advance, anonymous Read more »

am i infected?

Posted by CJA, 1 Reply
hey im healthy 23yr old had protected sex and unprotected oral sex both ways i went down on her for a short time and she went down on me about 20 days later notice that my bottoms gums were inflammed and my throat was red not sore just Red it is a... Read more »

Belching

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Chlamydia diagnosis 16 months ago following extremely risky (not to mention stupid) activity...soon after exposure, began experiencing bouts of excessive Read more »

What did you feel?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Can i just get a quick concencous??! What sort of symptoms/events drove you to get your HIV test done? Read more »