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What Tests Are Done To Show Chlamydia

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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 »

TPHA and Chlamydia

If i have done a TPHA test and serological test for syphilis and both tests were negative, could i... Read more »

Chlamydia oral sex

HIIS IT POSSIBLE TO HAVE CHLAMYDIA FROM RECEVING ORAL SEX?DOES THIS HAPPEN?WHAT ARE THE ODDS?SHOULD... Read more »
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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 Read more »
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 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 trachomatis Testing in the Second British National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles: Respondent Uptake and Treatment Outcomes

...nonclinical settings. The authors' objective was to "examine patient treatment preferences and partner notification outcomes among Chlamydia trachomatis-positive cases identified in the 2000 national survey of sexual attitudes and lifestyles... Read more »
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HLTV testing, and others? -- Also Chlamydia/HIV?

Posted by SoStupid, 2 Replies
... Herpes, Genital Warts, HIV, and HLTV are all incurable... so how can you test for the 3 other than HIV? Also -- if I have chlamydia (99.9% sure I do, have a clear discharge only when urinating) -- how much greater is my risk for contracting... Read more »

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 »

chlamydia

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...aware neither of us has had any other partner in that time. about 3 months ago he got tested and he showed up positive with chlamydia so a few weeks ago I went to the doc and got tested but I was clean and negative for chlamydia. The thing is... Read more »

Chlamydia/HIV Question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...refused to give me PEP (it was unprotected vaginal). A culture was done to check for STDS (Urethral Swab) and it came back +ve for Chlamydia. I know I have to go through 3 months of hell waiting on HIV results but I'm confused about Chlamydia... Read more »