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Testing For Chlamydia With Urinalysis

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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.

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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 »

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 »

Coming at you from 36,000 feet in the sky.

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Quick Chlamydia Urine Test Accurate in Men

...available 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. 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 Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia

... What Is Chlamydia? How Common Is Chlamydia? How Do People Get Chlamydia? What Are the Symptoms of Chlamydia? What Complications Can Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...Transmitted Diseases: Test at baseline and at least once a year, or if you have symptoms. Syphilis blood test Gonorrhea urine test for men; urine tests or vaginal swabs for women; throat and/or anal swabs in people having oral and/or... Read more »
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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... Read more »

STD testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...unprotected oral as well. Aside from HIV I want to test for other STD's. I am in the military and the Corpsman told me that a urinalysis will test to see if any white blood cells are in my urine. If so, then there is an infection and he'll send... Read more »

Quick question.. please reply! about my testing..

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...she ordered up some blood tests and a urine sample.. I know for sure she said HIV testing, and I remember her saying somethign chlamydial testing or something, but Im not too sure she if she was refering to chlamydia.. i was way to anxious to... Read more »

PCR "definitive?" HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...assumed gonorrhea and gave me the requisite antibiotics. He also ran a viral load "just to be sure." Surprise - the gonorrhea/chlamydia screen came back negative - even though the symtpoms cleared up after taking the antibiotics. The viral... Read more »