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Doctor insights on: What St Ds Can Be Detected By A Urine Test

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Are STD urine test accurate?

Are STD urine test accurate?

Yes, reliable ...: Yes, it's reliable but less than testing the specimens from vaginal fluid / cervical mucus/fluid, especially for trichomonas. Besides, some 75% & 50% of chlamydia-infected women & men have no symptom respectively. So, all women ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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Does urine test show std?

Does urine test show std?

Not routine tests: Routine urine testing does not look for stds. However urine can be tested for gonococcal and chlamydia dna which are stds. ...Read more

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Can a urine test discover if you have an oral STD?

Can a urine test discover if you have an oral STD?

No: A doc can look at you and see if you have herpetic lesions there. Other diseases can be detected by blood tests. Many diseases can be treated by medicines and particularly with STDs both people should be treated at the same time or else they can reinfect each other. ...Read more

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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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Urinated about 30 minutes before taking an aptima combo2 urine test for stds, also urinated into the cup midstream. Could that change the results?

Urinated about 30 minutes before taking an aptima combo2 urine test for stds, also urinated into the cup midstream. Could that change the results?

First morning urine : It is most accurate to get the first urine of the morning for the most accurate results. This could possibly change results otherwise if urine is dilute/"watered down". ...Read more

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My boyfriend recently had a blood and urine test to check his health. Can this test validate if he has an STD or sti? Everything came out negative.

My boyfriend recently had a blood and urine test to check his health. Can this test validate if he has an STD or sti? Everything came out negative.

Depends: It depends on what test(s) were ordered--will not find what is not looked for. Stds are tested for with either blood or urine specimen (depending on which std), so is possible. Need to ask him if he knows which tests were done, or he will need to contact his provider for clarification. ...Read more

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Can you get tested for all std's and sti's by blood work and urine test?

Can you get tested for all std's and sti's by blood work and urine test?

Not quite: Urine testing (or vaginal swab) checks for gonorrhea and chlamydia, and blood tests are for syphilis, HIV, and sometimes herpes (HSV) and hepatitis B (depending on risks, symptoms, etc). Testing for HPV (with pap smear), trichomonas, and other vaginal infections requires pelvic exam. By the way, STD and STI are the same thing; there is no difference in meaning between the two abbreviations. ...Read more

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Is it possible for an STD urine test results to come back in two months?

Is it possible for an STD urine test results to come back in two months?

Lost in mailing?: The results from a nucleic acid amplification test for chlamydia and gonorrhea, typically done from a urine sample, should be done in a week. You better check with the clinic where you had it done, to determine if the sample was lost, or the results were not released. ...Read more

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What happens if my urine test detected a UTI does that mean they tested me for std's?

What happens if my urine test detected a UTI does that mean they tested me for std's?

No: There are different tests for UTI and sti. They can test for gonorrhea and chlamydia in the urine but don't routinely unless you told them you had a risk. ...Read more