Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) Testing

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)

We offer molecular testing of pathogens associated with sexually transmitted infections. STIs can cause many uncomfortable symptoms, spread quickly to others, and can lead to chronic conditions such as infertility. In many cases, a STI will begin with no symptoms at all, and many infections are becoming antibiotic resistant as well. Correct identification is essential for quick and effective treatment before infections can spread or cause serious health damage.

Innovative Gx Laboratories STI testing is performed using a simple urine sample and can detect numerous viruses including:

Bacterial

  • Chlamydia trachomatis
  • Neisseria gonorrhoeae
  • Haemophilus ducreyi
  • Treponema pallidum
  • Mycoplasma genitalium

PARASITIC

  • Trichomonas vaginalis

ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE

  • Class C Beta-lactams Resistance
  • Class A and C Beta-lactams Resistance
  • Macrolide Resistance
  • Quinolone Resistance
  • Tetracycline Resistance

VIRAL

  • HSV1, HSV2
  • Human papillomavirus type 16, 18, 45

Results are reported to your medical professional within 24 hours of specimen receipt by our laboratory. Antibiotic resistance screening for 34 antibiotic resistant genes is included with every test not only to determine the pathogens present, but also to identify any antibiotics that may not be effective in treatment plans. Innovative Gx Laboratories molecular testing for STIs delivers rapid, extremely accurate, and comprehensive results, taking the guesswork out of any STI treatment plan and helping the patient feel better faster.

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