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Can a standard urine test detect Chlamydia?

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Posted on Wed, 26 Feb 2014
Question: Can a standard urine test detect an std such as Chlamydia?
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Answered by Dr. Rhea Chanda (47 minutes later)
Brief Answer: possible Detailed Answer: Hello, Chlamydia can be tested either with a urine sample or with a bodily fluid like urethral discharge. But the latter will be more accurate. Its easily treatable with antibiotics if the test is positive.
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Can a standard urine test detect Chlamydia?

Brief Answer: possible Detailed Answer: Hello, Chlamydia can be tested either with a urine sample or with a bodily fluid like urethral discharge. But the latter will be more accurate. Its easily treatable with antibiotics if the test is positive.