Sexually Transmitted Infections

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) are either caused by bacteria or a virus.  Testing for STIs is simple and generally involves an exam of the area and collecting a urine or blood sample. It usually takes a couple days to get the results back.  Typically, healthcare providers do not test for STIs, unless requested by the patient.

Most Common Sexually Transmitted infections:
  • Chlamydia (bacterial) Test available in Health Services for a fee
  • Gonorrhea (bacterial) Test available in Health Services for a fee
  • Syphilis (bacterial)
  • Trichomoniasis (bacterial)
  • Human Immuno-deficiency Syndrome (HIV) (Viral)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) (Viral) Rapid HIV Testing available in Health Services for a fee
  • Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV)(Viral) Both versions below can occur in genitals and/or oral area
    • HSV-1- generally causes oral herpes, including cold sores and fever blisters
    • HSV-2- generally causes genital herpes.
  • Hepatitis B (Viral)