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When Can You Get Tested For 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.

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, 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

...transmission and reduce the incidence of pelvic inflammatory disease in female partners," the study authors determined GC/CT testing rates in a clinical HIV cohort before and after 2003, when CDC issued guidelines for GC/CT screening. First... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

DNA Testing Method Can Identify Twice as Many Throat and Rectal Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Infections as Traditional Bacterial Culture

...chlamydia and gonorrhea in the throat or rectum, provided they first perform in-house studies to verify the accuracy of their testing methods in accordance with established federal regulations. The San Francisco Department of Public Health, for... 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 »
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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 »

am i infected?

Posted by CJA, 1 Reply
...like break out on my chin area and on my cheeks like ingrown hairs but my hair has not really grown back in, i got tested for chlamydia and gonno because it started off as burning when i pee and a tiny bit of discharged but i came back... Read more »

Part 2

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...names on all persons you have slept with? and will they track down all of them? I slept with one person in sweden that had Chlamydia later on. One that stated I needed to go and get tested for Chlamydia and this was regulated by Swedish law and... Read more »