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...
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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 »

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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 »
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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 »