Chlamydia Test Urine
Formal name:Chlamydia trachomatis Culture; Chlamydia trachomatis DNA Probe; Chlamydia trachomatisby Amplified Detection; Chlamydia trachomatis by Direct Antigen Detection (DFA)
Related tests:Gonorrhea Testing
Why Get Tested?
To screen for or diagnose a chlamydia infection
When to Get Tested?
For screening: may be recommended if you are sexually active, pregnant or considering pregnancy, or at increased risk for this sexually transmitted disease (STD) For diagnosis: when you have symptoms of this STD, such as such as vaginal discharge and abdominal pain (for women) or unusual discharge from the penis or pain on urination (for men); when a newborn has conjunctivitis
a first-catch urine sample
Test Preparation Needed?
You may be instructed to wait one to two hours after you last urinated before collecting a urine sample. Follow any instructions you are given.