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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
...other laboratory test, each of these tests have their limitations, and not every test can be used in all situations. If you tested negative on a urine PCR test after 1 week, there is a good chance that you do not have chlamydia. However, you... 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

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

Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Testing Rates of HIV-Infected Men: Low Despite Guidelines

...identified for all men enrolling in a Baltimore HIV clinic from 1999 to 2007. Clinical and demographic factors associated with being tested and with having a positive result were assessed using multivariate Cox and logistic regression. Of 1,110... 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

Asymptomatic Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Infections Detected by Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests Among Boston Area Men Who Have Sex With Men

...technique. De-identified medical records were analyzed and linked to prevalence monitoring results. Among participants, 11 percent tested positive for one of the two STDs from at least one mucosal site. Men with an STD were considerably more... Read more »
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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 »

HLTV testing, and others? -- Also Chlamydia/HIV?

Posted by SoStupid, 2 Replies
...have. My question is simple though -- does anyone know how to go about testing for HPV (gen. warts -- read that you can get tested for them), Herpes, and HLTV 1/2 (would like to know that I don't have this in addition to not having HIV). These... Read more »

Chlamydia question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I wanted to pose this question. I went to the doctors for a UTI. They said that was what it was but they screened for chlamydia anyways. I don't know much about it so I went online to research it. I definately get that it is an STD. What I don't... 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 »