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Chlamydia Test

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What is a Chlamydia Test? Chlamydia is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). It is a bacterial infection spread through vaginal, oral, or anal sex with someone who has the infection. A chlamydia test looks for chlamydia bacteria in a sample of fluid from your body. The sample may be: Urine (pee) Fluid that's usually swabbed from the: Urethra (the tube that carries urine out...

STD Tests

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What are STD tests? STDs (sexually transmitted diseases) are infections that are mostly spread through sexual activity, including vaginal, oral, and anal sex. Some infections can be spread through close personal contact, such as kissing, or from a mother to her unborn child. STDs are caused by bacteria, viruses, or parasites. Millions of Americans are infected with some type of STD every year,...

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