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13 Possible Causes for Positive STD Test, Prior Episode of STD

  • Chlamydia Infection

    test.[timesofsandiego.com] In 2014, the proportion of STD clinic patients testing positive for chlamydia varied by age, sex, and sexual behavior.[web.archive.org] […] clinic confirmed all NAAT positive results when either the original test or a test using alternate primers was positive ( 95 ).[cdc.gov]

  • Gonorrhea

    The possibility that positive test results may be false should be considered when patients have unanticipated positive test results.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Next Steps After Testing Positive for Gonorrhea or Chlamydia Data and Surveillance California STD Data National STD Data Resources for Providers CDC Division of STD Prevention[cdph.ca.gov] Before conducting a follow-up of a positive STD-test result, public health professionals should consult the patient’s health-care provider if possible to verify the diagnosis[cdc.gov]

  • Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2

    BACKGROUND: US Food and Drug Administration-approved enzyme-linked immunoassays (EIA) for determining type-specific herpes simplex virus (HSV) serostatus are widely used in clinical practice. We compared the performance of such assays with the University of Washington Western blot (UW WB) in patients who sought[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1

    Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) is the more common type of Herpes simplex virus. Some 3.7 billion people around the world are infected with HSV-1, with the majority of them being unaware of their carrier status because most infections are asymptomatic. Patients who do develop symptoms typically suffer from[…][symptoma.com]

  • Syphilis

    Read our syphilis fact sheet ( Spanish version ) for information about who gets syphilis, symptoms of syphilis, and what to do if you test positive. Get Tested.[denverpublichealth.org] Patients with secondary syphilis should be tested for other STDs and for asymptomatic neurosyphilis.[msdmanuals.com] It is very important to be screened for other STDs, including syphilis, every six months.[denverpublichealth.org]

  • HIV Infection

    Abstract A 37 year old man presented with progressive dysarthria for 2 weeks. A week later he developed ataxia and bilateral cerebellar signs including intention tremors, dysmetria and dysdiadokokinesia. During evaluation for aetiology of cerebellar dysarthria, MRI brain revealed asymmetric altered signal intensities[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • HIV-2 Infection

    What other tests might I have along with this test? Your healthcare provider may also order tests for other STDs.[urmc.rochester.edu] 1985, or had a sexual partner who received a transfusion and later tested positive for HIV A healthcare worker with direct exposure to blood on the job Any individual who[labtestsonline.org] If the results of the rapid HIV test are positive, your provider will order another test to confirm the findings. What do my test results mean?[urmc.rochester.edu]

  • Hepatitis B

    Hepatitis B is a form of viral hepatitis, caused by the hepatitis B virus, a member of the Hepadnavirus family. It is estimated that worldwide, more than 350 million people have chronic hepatitis B virus infection. The course of the disease may be extremely variable, depending on the patient’s age and immune status.[…][symptoma.com]

  • Hepatitis C

    Article Navigation Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Eugene B. Casey Hepatitis Research Center and Diagnostic Laboratory, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas Search for other works by this author on: Hervé Lerat Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Eugene B. Casey Hepatitis[…][doi.org]

  • Hepatitis A

    We describe a case of acute liver failure (ALF) without hepatic encephalopathy with marked elevation of aminotransferase due to hepatitis A, according to the revised Japanese criteria of ALF. This liver biopsy of the patient showed compatible to acute viral hepatitis and she immediately recovered without intensive[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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