Testing for STDs can be a scary and sensitive subject. At Health Testing... more
Testing for STDs can be a scary and sensitive subject. At Health Testing Centers, we make STD Testing in Greenville as discreet and convenient as possible. All test results are confidential and are not part of your medical record unless you choose to share them with your doctor. less
Health Testing Centers have been providing STD Testing in Greenville for... more
Health Testing Centers have been providing STD Testing in Greenville for 30 years. To make the decision easy and stress free as possible we offer the assurance of a Money Back Guarantee on STD tests. less
After ordering an STD test, we generate a requisition form to use at the... more
After ordering an STD test, we generate a requisition form to use at the lab. Once your requisition form is entered (usually 15-20 minutes after ordering) you can go to the lab immediately. No appointment is required. less
No physical exams or swabs are used and there is no need to remove your ... more
No physical exams or swabs are used and there is no need to remove your clothing. All STD tests are convenient blood or urine tests. The lab that you visit has all types of patients and laboratory testing being performed. We perform all forms of health testing. So emails nor credit card billing STD in them. less
You do not need an order or a prescription from your doctor. All our ord... more
You do not need an order or a prescription from your doctor. All our orders include everything you need to have the test performed. After ordering, simply bring the requisition form to a LabCorp location close to you. Present that form and they will collect the proper specimen for your tests. There is no additional payment to the LabCorp or Quest facility you visit. We receive the results and send them directly to you. less
The U.S. including Greenville is still, in many respects, a sexually conservative culture. Take the subject of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). STDs are so common that public health officials estimate that half of all sexually active young adults will have contracted at least one by the time he or she is 25. One out of every four women has type 2 genital herpes, and approximately 60 to 90 percent of all sexually active young people may be harboring the type 1 genital herpes virus.
Nonetheless, it can be overwhelmingly embarrassing to admit to anyone you know that you think you may have been exposed to an STD. That includes talking to your family physician.
Other people tend to make rush judgments about those who've been diagnosed with an STD. Although it only takes having sex one time with a single infected individual to contract an STD, future health care providers reviewing your records may make assumptions about your lifestyle choices that are unwarranted.
Our STD Panel I test is designed to look for several of the most common sexually transmitted diseases, such as HIV, syphilis, Hepatitis B, and Herpes. We also offer a STD Panel II test that includes gonorrhea, Chlamydia and Hepatitis C for a more comprehensive testing option.
A sexually transmitted disease (STD) is an infection passed from one person to another during sexual intercourse or intimate contact where fluids with the infectious organism are passed to the partner. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly half of the 19 million new cases of STDs diagnosed in the U.S. every year occur in individuals between the ages of 15 and 24. The STD Recent Exposure test can detect the presence of most STDs soon after exposure and includes tests for both viral and bacterial STDs.
Sexually transmitted diseases including chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, herpes and HIV continue to be a great health concern for Greenville, TX. Greenville's chlamydia rates follow an increasing TX and national trend. Although the CDC speculates that this is partially due to improve screening, higher infection rates are the real issue. Studies show that women have an almost 3 X greater chance to be infected with Chlamydia than men. Further, African-Americans have an 8X higher rate than whites to contract the disease. In Greenville, TX new incident rates of syphilis are following the national trend. Syphilis, is contagious and can cause severe and even fatal damage, if untreated. Herpes is also a serious worry for for the public in Greenville, TX. Herpes is a life-long disease with symptoms including blisters or sores on the genital areas or mouth. Diagnosed cases of acute hepatitis in Greenville, TX have dropped significantly over the past few years. Health officials are reluctant to celebrate at this point, however. After all, the high risk behaviors that lead to the skyrocketing rates of some STD's appear to be continuing unabated.
|Community STD Statistics:||Greenville|
|2011 Herpes Cases||4091|
|2011 AIDS Diagnoses||3|
|Hepatitis A, B, & C Acute Cases|
Notes: Sources including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1998 CDC Report "HIV prevention through STD testing and treatment of other sexually transmitted diseases - MMWR 47(RR-12)," National Center for Health Statistics, Division of Vital Statistics. Estimates are based on 2010 US Census data extrapolated to the population.