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Chlamydia

(6 Posts)
OliviasNanny Thu 19-May-05 19:09:50

How is chlamydia tested - by urine sample or by internal exam and swab?

Flossam Thu 19-May-05 19:23:33

Swab, and in certain circumstances a blood test to see if you have ever had it.

Tipex Thu 19-May-05 20:13:55

can also be by urine sample if the local lab has the capacity to do this. This is the least invasive method and is amongst the most accurate way. Can be done on men or women.

HappyMumof2 Thu 19-May-05 21:02:08

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morningpaper Thu 19-May-05 21:03:48

If you're a man, a penile swab apparently, which is as much fun as it sounds (according to a boyfriend I had, um, at the time).

munz Thu 19-May-05 21:09:27

apparently a swob is 70 % and the blood tests check the other 30 % to catch any surpluss, according to my gyno how did a swob test on teh cervix. didn't cost anything for me to have it done.

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