Genital swabbing better than urine testing to detect STIs in women

Time : 30th of March 2023 10:04:52 AM

An analysis to find the best method to test for sexually transmitted infections in women, especially gonorrhea, chlamydia, and trichomoniasis, revealed that the vaginal swab method was more accurate than urine tests. Though vaginal swabs are advised by guidelines, people often use urine tests. Researchers hope this evidence encourages providers to use vaginal swabs.

  University of Alabama at Birmingham


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