Clinically-Relevant Testing

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Clear, easy-to-read reports

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Validated against gold standard tests for clinical accuracy

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Clinically relevant testing

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Highly sensitive 
and specific tests

Sonic Healthcare USA offers comprehensive screening and diagnostic laboratory testing for infectious diseases including:

Infectious Disease Testing

  • Chlamydia
  • Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
  • Gonorrhea
  • Hepatitis B
  • Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) 1 & 2
  • HIV
  • Human T-cell Lymphotropic Virus
  • Mycoplasma/Ureaplasma
  • Rubella
  • Syphilis (RPR)
  • Trichomonas
  • Varicella

Testing for sexually-transmitted infections (STIs) and infectious diseases can be based on risk factors, family or ethnic background, or other test results and are a critically important part of routine prenatal care.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Testing Recommendations1

CDC ICON2
All adults and adolescents from ages 13 to 64 should be tested at least once for HIV.
CDC ICON3
All sexually active women younger than 25 years should be tested for gonorrhea and chlamydia every year. Women 25 years and older with risk factors such as new or multiple sex partners or a sex partner who has an STD should also be tested for gonorrhea and chlamydia every year.
CDC ICON1
All sexually active gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men should be tested:
  • At least once a year for syphilis, chlamydia, and gonorrhea. Those who have multiple or anonymous partners should be tested more frequently (e.g., every 3 to 6 months).
  • At least once a year for HIV and may benefit from more frequent HIV testing (e.g., every 3 to 6 months).
  • At least once a year for hepatitis C, if living with HIV.
CDC ICON4
Anyone who engages in sexual behaviors that could place them at risk for infection or shares injection drug equipment should get tested for HIV at least once a year.

Screening information for healthcare providers can be found here

References:

1. Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)