A comprehensive guide to testing, medical imaging and other health and illness prevention-related services. Click on the screening category to learn more about these services, individual tests & screening items
There are a number of serological test types including for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) / sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) / venereal diseases (VDs) as well as for Rubella as part of our Pre-Marital Health Check. Testing for chlamydia, herpes, HIV, gonorrhea and syphilis is offered. Testing for STDs is advised for all sexually active adults, particularly as a number of STDs have few or no symptoms.
Urine analysis for Chlamydia Trachomatis DNA (chlamydia). Caused by bacteria, chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted disease (STD). Both males and females can contract chlamydia with it most prevalent in young females. Chlamydia does have symptoms, including genital pain and discharge, however, many persons may never develop them. According to studies, up to 80% of women and 25% of infected men are asymptomatic - showing no symptoms. If left untreated chlamydia can lead to some very serious health problems (particularly in women) with possible outcomes including chronic pelvic pain, pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy (when the fertilised egg attaches itself in a place other than inside the uterus), or infertility and testiculitis among other conditions. Those with chlamydia are also at an increased risk of HIV infection.