STD | Sexually Transmitted Disease
STD Panel Plus is recommended for anyone who is sexually active, even if they are not experiencing any symptoms. Our STD Panel Plus contains the following tests: Chlamydia & Gonorrhea, RPR Syphilis, and HIV-1/2.
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Preparation: No special preparation is needed for this test.
Chlamydia & Gonorrhea Urine Test detects the bacteria that causes infections with Chlamydia and Gonorrhea, Chlamydia and Gonorrhea are both common sexually transmitted diseases (STD's) that often do not show any symptoms.
When detected both Chlamydia and Gonorrhea can be treated with antibiotics.
Periodic testing is recommended for men and women who are sexually active.
- For a woman that has symptoms including pain or burning when urinating, increased/abnormal vaginal discharge, or abdominal pain or bleeding between periods
-For a man that has symptoms including burning after urination or ejaculation, itching of the penis, white, yellow, or green discharge from the penis, or swollen testicles
RPR Syphilis Test or Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR) Syphilis Test is a blood test used to screen you for Syphilis. It works by detecting the nonspecific antibodies that your body produces while fighting the infection. Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) or sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by the spirochete bacterium Treponema pallidum.
False-positive results have been associated in patients with infections, pregnancy, autoimmune disease, old age, Gaucher disease and malignancy.
HIV-1/2 Antigen and Antibodies Test, a 4th generation test, is designed as an aid to diagnose HIV-1/HIV-2 infection including primary HIV1 infection.
HIV infection is transmitted by sex and by sharing needles, although not curable it is manageable with medication. HIV weakens a persons immune system and may lead to AIDS.
Blood antibodies to HIV ½ implies that immune system has been previously exposed to it.
Current guidelines suggest that everyone should get a HIV test at least once.