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STD Testing Lab Locations in Shelton, CT

Quest Diagnostics

515 Bridgeport Ave
Shelton, CT 06484
  (860) 787-5269
Featured Tests and Packages
Basic STD Package
$371
 
$189

Evaluates for infection with HIV and 4 of the most common STDs (chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis and HSV 1/2)

Recent Exposure STD Package, Early Detection HIV
$1278
 
$479

This package contains the Expanded STD Package as well as the early detection HIV, RNA test in place of the traditional HIV antibody test.

Hepatitis B Immunity Package
$375
 
$125

Detects antigens and antibodies to hepatitis B to screen for hepatitis B infection or confirm immunity

Expanded STD Package
$578
 
$289

Combines our basic STD package with additional tests for hepatitis B and hepatitis C.

Bacterial STD Package
$278
 
$139

Evaluates for infection with chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis

Viral STD Package
$358
 
$179

Evaluates for infection with HIV, hepatitis B, and herpes

Lab Tests (A-Z)
Acute Hepatitis Package
$495
 
$165

Detects antigens and antibodies to hepatitis B to screen for infection with the hepatitis A, B, or C virus. AVAILABLE AT LABCORP ONLY.

Chlamydia
$50

Detects chlamydia in a urine sample

Chlamydia & Gonorrhea
$100

Detects chlamydia and gonorrhea in a urine sample

Chlamydia, Gonorrhea & Trichomoniasis. This Package is Available at LabCorp ONLY
$300
 
$150

Detects chlamydia, gonorrhea, and trichomonas in a urine sample

Early HIV Detection (HIV-1), Qualitative, RNA
$199

The (HIV-1), Qualitative, RNA tests for the HIV virus in the blood as soon as 28 days from exposure.

Gonorrhea
$50

Detects gonorrhea in a urine sample

Hepatitis A Antibody, Total
$43

Only for Hepatitis A immunization status

Hepatitis A Infection and Immunity Package
$255
 
$85

Detects total hepatitis A antibodies and hepatitis A IgM antibodies to screen for hepatitis A infection or confirm immunity

Hepatitis B Immunity Package
$364
 
$125

Detects antigens and antibodies to hepatitis B to screen for hepatitis B infection or confirm immunity

Hepatitis B Surface Antigen
$42

Detects antigens to hepatitis B to screen for active infection

Hepatitis C Virus (HCV), Quantitative Real-time PCR
$289

This test is used to measure the viral load, number of international units per mL of blood, in known HCV positive individuals.

Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection
$47

Measures the level of hepatitis C antibodies to screen for infection with hepatitis C virus

Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Types 1 & 2
$89

Detects antibodies to the virus that causes genital herpes

HIV
$64

Detects antibodies and antigens to help diagnose HIV

Human T-Cell Lymphotropic Virus (HTLV)
$179

This test is used to detect the presence of antibodies developed by the body in response to the infection of HTLV ( Human T-Cell Lymphotropic Virus).

MMA Fighter Package
$258
 
$129

This package is used to evaluate infection with HIV, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C.

Syphilis
$44

Detects antibodies to the bacteria that causes syphilis

Trichomoniasis
$65

Detects trichomonas in a urine sample

Trichomoniasis, Female
$65

This Quest Diagnostics specific test code detects trichomonas in a urine sample

STD Statistics in Shelton

STDs and public health are major concern Shelton, Connecticut and in the United States. Women and men are both affected by the diseases, but the 15 to 24 year old population is the most affected. Syphilis is moderately common in Shelton. Syphilis affects the nervous system / brain and is characterized by sores all over the body. Chlamydia cases are on the rise in Shelton. If you are exposed to chlamydia, you may not have any visible symptoms, but you may experience infertility and pelvic inflammatory disease. Gonorrhea cases have been on a general decline. If you have gonorrhea, you may experience painful urination, itching, and abdominal pain. Using the Center for Disease Control's 2016 STD Surveillance Report for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis and extrapolated using the latest 2011 US Census, it is estimated that 1.2 incidents of syphilis, 152.9 cases of chlamydia and 30 cases of gonorrhea, would be attributed to Shelton in 2016.

Herpes is characterized by blisters or sores on the genital areas or on a person's mouth. A fever or infertility is also common in people with herpes. There were a significant number in Shelton, Connecticut diagnosed with herpes. Herpes is a life-long disease, and the symptoms will subside over the years. AIDS cases were less frequent in Shelton but still deserve attention. This disease attacks the immune system and makes patients tired and fatigued. If it is not treated, AIDS can be fatal.

STD Treatment and Counseling in Shelton

When ordering an STD package or individual test from Health Testing Centers that tests for chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, or HSV type 2, a physician consultation and treatment are included when there is a positive result. If you test positive for any of the 4 mentioned STD's, a telephone or video consultation will be provided at no additional cost by one of our third party physicians. The physician from PWN Health will contact you within 4 to 24 hours of receiving your test result. At the end of the consultation the physician may prescribe the necessary medication for treatment. It is up to the sole discretion of the physician to provide any medical treatment based on test results and any medical information they received during the consultation. Cost of the prescription is not included.

STD Testing Labs in Shelton, CT

Whether you're concerned about possible STD exposure or simply want a quick, convenient and confidential way to take control of your sexual health via routine STD screening, our STD testing centers near Shelton, CT can help. Our testing locations offer private, top-quality STD testing just like you would receive from your doctor's office without the added expense and inconvenience of an office visit just to have that doctor place the order for those tests.

Why is testing important?

Because STDs are more common than you may realize, with nearly 20 million new STD cases occurring every year, according to nationwide CDC estimates. Their affects can be quite serious. For instance, HIV infection can progress to AIDS, and gonorrhea, Chlamydia and syphilis can lead to infertility without treatment. These examples show just how important it is that these and other STDs do not go undetected for lack of a simple health test, easily done via STD testing centers near Shelton, CT.

When should you seek STD testing?

Clearly, if you know or suspect that a partner is affected by a sexually transmitted disease, looking into STD testing centers near Shelton, Connecticut is important to protecting your health, as is seeking immediate treatment should you receive positive results. However, STD testing is also essential for all sexually active individuals. That's because STDs don't always come with obvious symptoms. Some may produce no symptoms at all, while others may present mild ones that are easily mistaken for a cold or flu. For this reason, ensuring your sexual and overall health means getting regular screening tests for common STDs. Just how often you should schedule test days depends on your individual circumstances. If in doubt, consult a healthcare professional for an appropriate testing routine for your needs.


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