Chlamydia DNA (Urine)
CAN ANY LAB TEST NOW TEST FOR CHLAMYDIA?
Yes, we can perform a lab test for Chlamydia.
Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by a bacterium that can damage a woman’s reproductive organs (infertility) if left untreated. It’s a serious disease that often has minimal or no symptoms. Chlamydia and Gonorrhea have similar symptoms such as discharge and painful urination. Because they are alike, both tests are available in the ANY LAB TEST NOW Comprehensive STD Panel.
WHY SHOULD I BE TESTED FOR CHLAMYDIA?
If you’ve had unprotected sex (vaginal, anal or oral) with someone that has Chlamydia, you should get tested. Symptoms are often mild and unnoticeable. It isn’t called the “silent STD” for nothing.
OTHER RELEVANT LAB TESTS:
If you’re interested in this test, you might also want to consider the Comprehensive STD Panel ‐ it tests for several other STDs.
WHAT ARE THE TEST RESULT RANGES?
Test results are given as positive or negative. A positive result indicates that you have Chlamydia and need to seek treatment. A negative result indicates that you do not have Chlamydia.
HIGH RESULTS INDICATE:
There are no high levels for this test.
LOW RESULTS INDICATE:
There are no low levels for this test
WHAT IF MY TEST RESULTS ARE ABNORMAL OR OUT OF RANGE?
You should see your primary care physician or gynecologist.
WHERE CAN I FIND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT CHLAMYDIA?
For additional information about chlamydia, read the Center for Disease Control’s General Fact Sheet.