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Friday, August 10, 2018 | Category: Media Coverage
It's that time of year when college students are preparing for back to school. STD testing should be something to add to their checklist. Students can order a simple blood test online themselves to jump start the new semester and create piece of mind for a successful new school year.
Sonora Quest offers a variety of STD screenings depending on what exactly you want to be tested for. If you are looking for a broad overview, STD screen that covers Chlamydia/Gonorrhea, Herpes, HIV and Syphilis. Screenings range from $33 to $323.
It's important for college students to get tested prior to returning to their fall semester to not only protect oneself but to prevent disease from spreading. Most STDs are treatable with antibiotics. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advise that those who are sexually active be screened at least once per year. Leaving such diseases untreated can lead to infertility or even death.
Sexually transmitted diseases are easily manageable if not treatable, but an individual won't become aware of this until they get tested. Sonora Quest's direct access testing allows people to gain crucial insight to their health.