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How is chlamydia diagnosed?

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There are a few different tests your doctor can use to diagnose chlamydia. He or she will probably use a swab to take a sample from the urethra in men or from the cervix in women and then send the specimen to a laboratory to be analyzed. There are also other tests which check a urine sample for the presence of the bacteria.

From: Chlamydia WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on November 10, 2017

SOURCE:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on November 10, 2017

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