• Blood tests can be used to detect many STD’s . Current laboratory assays include blood culture
    (the current gold standard) and antigen tests. However, these assays tend to have limited sensitivity,
    and blood cultures may also have long turnaround times. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-
    based detection of STD may prove to be a rapid and sensitive alternative.
  • STD can have lasting effects on the body including issues like infertility and complications in
Atopobium vaginae
Bacteroides fragilis
Candida albicans
Candida dubliniensis
Candida glabrata
Candida krusei
Candida lusitaniae
Candida parapsilosis
Candida tropicalis
Chlamydia trachomatis
Enterococcus faecalis
Escherichia coli
Gardnerella vaginalis
Haemophilus ducreyi
Herpes simplex 1
Herpes simplex 2
Lactobacillus crispatus
Lactobacillus gasseri
Lactobacillus iners
Lactobacillus jensenii
Megasphaera 1
Megasphaera 2
Mobiluncus curtisii
Mobiluncus mulieris
Mycoplasma genitalium
Mycoplasma hominis
Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Prevotella bivia
Staphylococcus aureus
Streptococcus agalactiae
Treponema pallidum
Trichomonas vaginalis
Ureaplasma urealyticum