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Urine Should I Get Tested

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Urine test UA HGB

when test results indicate a +1 what does that indicate? And does this indicaate blood in the urine?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Yes that can indicate blood in the urine. Read more »


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Chlamydia testing (including urine tests)

I recently had a Chlaymidia urine test (PCR-DNA) performed approximately one week after the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Quick Chlamydia Urine Test Accurate in Men

...of the Chlamydia Rapid Test (r=0.7897, P "This new test is both accurate and swift, allowing men attending the clinics to be tested and treated on site in one visit," said Lee, who developed the test. "Horror stories about painful swabs have put... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Urine Test Could Make Cervical Cancer Testing Easier

...strongest links to the development of cervical cancer. "These data provide preliminary support for the proposal to use urine testing as a primary or secondary screening tool for cervical cancer in HIV-positive women or as an epidemiological... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Urine Test for Cervical Virus Seen as Promising

...way to detect cervical cancer, but such screening is not available in all parts of the world. Recent research has shown that testing urine can show what types of HPV are present in the cervix with a high degree of accuracy, therefore identifying... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Urine Test Spots Chlamydia in Male Teens

...control clinics, corresponding screening rates rose from 7.0 percent to 9.1 percent. In all, 3.8 percent of the teens who were tested for chlamydia were found to have the infection, the researchers found. Thus, the screening program "was... Read more »
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Urine Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, I took a Urine Test for HIV at 8 months. First off, how accurate is a urine test for HIV and by the way, I tested negative for antibodies. Is this a good sign? Read more »

Urine Testing for HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Recently, I accepted a new position with a new company. The company's insurance vendor requires that you take an HIV test via urine sample. If I am positive, I definitely do not want my company's insurance vendor to deny me coverage and then for... Read more »

Urine Test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Sorry I typed the wrong time period in the last message. I am under a lot of stress. Ok, I had a Urine test at 8 weeks and tested negative. Does the 95% accurate rule at 25 days still exist with Urine tests? I have another question also, what... Read more »

More info on Urine testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I found a more detailed report on the Urine study. I know a lot of you refute this study but I think its a serious concern. I didnt find any follow up reports on this so Read more »