At a Glance
Why Get Tested?
When to Get Tested?
When a woman has symptoms of infection, such as a foul-smelling vaginal discharge, genital itching, and/or pain during urination, or when a man has genital itching or irritation, burning after urination or ejaculation, and/or a discharge from the urethra
In women, a swab of vaginal or cervical secretions; in men, a urethral swab. In some cases, urine may be tested.
Test Preparation Needed?