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How long does a chlamydia test take?

How long does a chlamydia test take?

Quickly: The current chlamydia tests can be run in minutes in the clinic. Results should never take more than a day. ...Read more

Chlamydia (Definition)

Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection that is caused by the bacteria chlamydia trachomatis. This bacteria infects mucous membranes of the urethra, vagina, cervix, anus, rectum, eyelid, and throat. Chlamydia may be asymptomatic but some patients experience pain or burning during urination, nausea, fever, vaginal discharge, ...Read more


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How long does it take to results back for a urine chlamydia test?

How long does it take to results back for a urine chlamydia test?

Less than 2 days: The modern chlamydia tests include rapid tests that can give a result after a few minutes. Chlamydia cultures take several days. If the rapid test is done at a lab, the time for the sample to be processed, the test to be run, the results to be sent to the doctor, and for the doctor to find time to review the result... Takes up to a couple of days. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get a urine test results back when testing for UTI?

How long does it take to get a urine test results back when testing for UTI?

Not long: if it is just to check for sign of infection- it takes few minuts. If it to get the type of bacteria (culture results) up to 5 days ...Read more

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How does a lab test for bronchitis?

How does a lab test for bronchitis?

Acute or chronic?: Acute bronchitis is caused by an infection in the airways and is usually diagnosed by a doctor once an evaluation is done. Sometimes a sputum culture can help determine the bacteria causing the infection. Chronic bronchitis, a form of copd, is diagnosed by a physician evaluation and pulmonary function testing. ...Read more

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How does the drug testing work for a urine test?

How does the drug testing work for a urine test?

Check the link: These toxicology screen tests usually test for a range of substances or substrates from drugs like morphine, cocaine, marijuana etc. The tests are sensitive enough to detect the molecules if there is a certain concentration of the drug or it's substrate in the urine. If positive, the confirmatory test is done to quantify the substance. Here is more info: http://www.Aafp.Org/afp/2010/0301/p635.Html. ...Read more

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How does a clinic do a syphilis test?

How does a clinic do a syphilis test?

Syphilis is caused : By a bacterium called treponema pallidum. Syphilis can be diagnosed by finding non-specific antibodies in the blood (rapid plasma reagin or rpr), examining for bacteria in samples from open sores under a microscope (primary ; secondary syphilis) or in some cases examination of cerebropsinal fluid via lumbar puncture. ...Read more

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How long does it take for test results to confirm h1n1 flu?

How long does it take for test results to confirm h1n1 flu?

A week or so: In my area, it takes at least a week to confirm h1n1 or similar variant influenza strains. This kind of testing is rarely indicated because of that time frame, and if you have a positive flu test at this time of year, it is likely one of the novel forms of flu, though those are very rare. ...Read more

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How long does it take to receive urine test results for clamidia ?

How long does it take to receive urine test results for clamidia ?

Depends: The speed of the results really depends on the lab that the sample was sent to. If you are worried, call them back in a day to get the results. ...Read more

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How long does it take to show up positive on a pregnancy test?

How long does it take to show up positive on a pregnancy test?

See below: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about two weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. Please seek care from a doctor to protect your and your baby's health. ...Read more

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How does a pregnancy blood test work?

How does a pregnancy blood test work?

HCG level: The embryo, after implantation in the uterus, makes human chorionic gonadotrophic hormone (HCG). Both blood and urine pregnancy tests depend on detecting HCG, a marker of pregnancy ...Read more

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How long does it usually take to get your STD urine test results?

How long does it usually take to get your STD urine test results?

24-48 hours: Some labs may send the report via mail, so the report may be done, but has not arrived at your dr's office yet, etc. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get results of a herpes test?

Wait for tests: It can be as short as 1 day or ir the test must be sent out to a lab outside your facility then 2-4 days. ...Read more

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How long does a urine cortisol test take to complete?

How long does a urine cortisol test take to complete?

24 hours and more: One usually needs to collect urine for 24 hours for an accurate estimate of urinary cortisol excretion. If may take a couple of days to analyze the urine as it is usually done in a specialized lab. ...Read more

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How long does HIV take to show up on a test, after a first infection?

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How long does HIV take to show up on a test, after a first infection?

Average is 25 days: After an exposure to hiv, most people (if they become hiv-positive) will develop antibodies that can be detected by HIV tests sometime between 2 to 8 weeks with the average of 25 days. 97% will develop detectable antibodies within 3 months and the rest may develop antibodies as late as 6 months (though very rare). This is why we typically recommend repeating HIV tests every 6 months if at risk. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get lab results back for chlamydia?

How long does it take to get lab results back for chlamydia?

Depends on the lab: But in my practice it usually takes about a week. Usually all it takes is a special test of your urine. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a HIV test result to come back?

How long does it take for a HIV test result to come back?

Depends on type: An HIV test can be done instantly in the doctor's office (results are not as reliable), or it can be done in a regular lab. Usually not more than 2-3 days. However, many labs "batch" test -- meaning they only test for certain analytes once per week or every 3 days. So, maybe that is the delay... ...Read more

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How long does it take to get results back after testing for std's?

How long does it take to get results back after testing for std's?

48 to 72 hours: Most labs can process std testing in 48 to 72 hours. ...Read more

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How soon does a hiv test come back positive?

How soon does a hiv test come back positive?

You might be asking: two things: how long after exposure is test positive or how long does it take to get the test result? The latest RNA/antigen tests look for the presence of the HIV virus. They may be positive within 1-3 weeks of infection, are more expensive, offered fewer places. Antibody tests are positive more like 3-8, up 12 weeks after infection. But results can be known within 30 minutes in many cases. ...Read more

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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

A common sexually transmitted infection that ...Read more