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1. What is Gonorrhea?

Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Gonorrhea can be transmitted through oral, vaginal or anal sex. Gonorrhea infects the mucous membranes of the reproductive system, including the cervix, Fallopian tubes, and the uterus in women, and the urethra in women and men. It also infects the mucous membranes at the site of contact, including those found in the mouth, throat, eyes and anus. The CDC estimates that there are 820,000 U.S. cases of gonorrhea annually.

 

The CDC estimates that there are 820,000 U.S. cases of gonorrhea annually.

 

How to test for Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea tests use the Nucleic Acid Amplification (NAA) test, the most accurate gonorrhea test available, to look for the Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacteria. Because the test uses a small urine sample, there is no uncomfortable swabbing or undressing.

 

All laboratory testing, including STD tests, accuracy rates are measured in terms of sensitivity and specificity. Our FDA-approved gonorrhea test has a sensitivity rate of 99.8% and a specificity of 99.3%.

 

Get Tested for Gonorrhea

Facty recommends STDcheck.com -  STDcheck.com is designed to provide you with an easy-to-access STD testing service at highly competitive prices that are significantly less than what you’d pay through a traditional clinic or hospital. They offer same-day testing in some locations, and because the collection is done at the lab, you don’t need to worry about a Gonorrhea test kit arriving in your mailbox.

 

STDcheck.com is affiliated with over 4,500 test centers (labs) throughout the country where you simply walk in with a test order that you can purchase online using your choice of payment options (they even accept PayPal, Cryptocurrency, and pre-paid debit cards). You don’t even have to show ID – all of the testing is tracked with your own personalized ID code that gives you access to the results through a secure online portal within a few days.

 

 

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