The test detects IgM antibodies to the bacteria Chlamydia trachomatis which is one of the commonest STDs. Most men/women are aymptomatic; others have itching, discharge from genitals, burning while urinating and low fever.
Chlamydia is a commonly contracted STD.
Symptoms in women:
3/4 of women show no symptoms, abnormal vaginal discharge, burning sensation when urinating, lower abdominal pain, low back pain, nausea, fever, pain during intercourse, and bleeding between menstrual periods.
Symtoms in men:
Half of men show no symptoms, discharge from penis, burning sensation when urinating, and burning and itching around the opening of the penis. It is commonly spread because many times there are no symptoms.
Chlamydia is treatable with antibiotics. If left untreated it can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease, or PID, in women or cause infertility. In men if left untreated it can cause NGU (nongonococcal urethritis).One of the most common STDs with approximately 1 million people affected in the U.S. alone. This test looks for Chlamydia trachomatis Antibodies, IgM.
Detection of STD after unprotected sex, multiple sexual partners.
No special preparation is necessary prior to blood sample collection.
If you have tested positive for this STD, we will automatically provide you with STD counselling and a Doctor’s prescription to a pharmacy of your choice for you to get STD treatment, free of charge. This service is the starting point for you receiving your STI treatment. Please note you will have to pay for the medication at the pharmacy.
We can only offer treatment prescriptions in the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington DC, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
Chlamydia trachomatis Antibodies, Quantitative, IgM – TC – 5157
Estimated Turn Around For Results:
2-10 Business Days
For an exact turnaround time for results, please contact us at Personalabs and we will contact the lab on your behalf as turnaround times vary depending on testing location or lab testing provider.