Student Health Services provides confidential counseling for all students on Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) prevention and risk reduction. Student Health also provides screening, diagnosis and treatment for Sexually Transmitted Infections for a fee.
Call Student Health to schedule an appointment for STI screening. It is recommended to have regular STI screenings if you are sexually active. You can have a sexually transmitted infection with no symptoms.
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Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Screening
There are fees for all STI tests. Routine screening for STI’s includes:
- For women: A Wet-Prep/KOH (vaginal swab) to test for Bacterial Vaginosis, Trichomoniasis, and yeast infection
Genital screening for gonorrhea and chlamydia can be done with a urine test or a genital/cervical swab test. Throat and rectal screening for gonorrhea and chlamydia must be done by a swab test. A blood test is performed to screen for syphilis. A blood test or an oral swab test is used to screen for HIV.
HIV Antibody Testing
Student Health Services offers confidential HIV antibody testing for a nominal fee. This includes pre- and post-test counseling. Students must return for an office visit in order to receive the results of the test. The results cannot be given over the phone.
Student Health also offers the OraQuick HIV test free of charge and results can be obtained in about 20 minutes. An oral gum swab is taken and the specimen is tested.