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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, and TMA-CT). Some of the newer tests available can use... Read more »

Tested positive for chlamydia, had sex 4 days later.

I know there have been similar questions, but my scenario is a little different. My ex cheated on... Read more »

Testing, risk, and treatment "CHLAMYDIA + HIV (?)"

I just found out i have chlamydia and took the medicine this evening, soon i will be free from it,... 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

A chlamydia test for males using first-void urine has proven effective in a study, and the rapidity of its results could offer patients same-day treatment, say British researchers. Dr. Helen H. Lee of the University of Cambridge and colleagues... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia trachomatis Testing in the Second British National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles: Respondent Uptake and Treatment Outcomes

According to the current study, noninvasive molecular tests for bacterial STIs provide new opportunities for testing in nonclinical settings. The authors' objective was to "examine patient treatment preferences and partner notification outcomes... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Urine Test Spots Chlamydia in Male Teens

Routine urine screening for chlamydia is an effective means of detecting infections in sexually active young men, according Dr. Kathleen P. Tebb of the University of California-San Francisco and colleagues. Chlamydia is moderately prevalent among... 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,
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HLTV testing, and others? -- Also Chlamydia/HIV?

Posted by SoStupid, 2 Replies
Hello again everyone. It's late and I'm once again speculating about all the horrible things that I could have.

My question is simple though -- does anyone know how to go about testing for HPV (gen. warts -- read that you can get tested for them),... Read more »

chlamydia

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It seems there's a lot of confusion about test procedures for chlamydia. The best way to test is by taking a swab and/or urine test. Blood test may or maynot pick up chlamydia and there seems to be a lot of false positive readings via blood tests.... Read more »

shaving risk Chlamydia yes ...HIV pending?

Posted by change33, 1 Reply
I had 2 partners over Dec/Jan IN A NUTSHELL my lady friend and I were tested NOV 15 and we were both negative. We engaged in sex with no condom. her last interaction was 5months prior I had no visible complications we had sex Dec 14th. I had another... Read more »