The "Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD
) Testing Markets (Test Services, Diagnostics)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
test services are available in 45 states starting today through QuestDirect, an enhanced online consumer-initiated testing service provided by Quest Diagnostics to empower patients to manage and take control of their healthcare by purchasing health and wellness lab testing from the convenience of their home.1 Test results are available on MyQuest, the company's secure patient portal accessible on a smartphone, tablet, or desktop, typically within a week, and may be shared with the individual's own physician.
"We could eliminate STDs
and HIV tomorrow if we could get everyone tested and treated," Chan told The Nation's Health.
The Tulsa Health Department also offers STD
testing at five locations in and around Tulsa for a $20 administrative fee, which includes an exam, lab work, counseling and no- or low-cost medication.
If you have an STD
, see your doctor immediately to get the right antibiotics.
Key findings from the survey reveal that young women may not understand their STD
Many public STD
programs in state and local health departments reported that they provided multiple HIV services.
April is STD
Awareness Month, and Planned Parenthood of Southwestern Ore gon has been encouraging Oregonians to educate themselves about sexually transmitted diseases and to get tested.
Students' knowledge score regarding STDs
was calculated as follow; the participated students were asked to answer questions about the etiology, mode of transmission, common symptoms, STDs
, carrier status and preventive measures of STDs
Awareness on protection from STDs
was 72 percent higher in males than females, and the majority of participants, 92 percent, thought that education about STDs
should be taught in schools," said Faqeeh.
Young people, around 20-25 years of age, are most at risk from contracting STDs
according to Ketonis.
Royer explained that if women seeking STD
testing believe that they are being tested for "all STDs
," they may inaccurately believe that they have tested negative for pathogens that have not been included, such as HIV or herpes.