Gonorrhea testing is used to screen for, diagnose, and verify successful treatment of infections caused by the bacteria Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Gonorrhea is a common sexually transmitted disease (STD) in the U.S. and can cause serious complications if not treated. Screening for, diagnosing, and treating gonorrhea is very important to prevent long-term complications and spread of the infection to others.
A positive test indicates an active gonorrhea infection that requires treatment with a course of antibiotics.
A negative test means only that there is no evidence of infection at the time of the test. It is important for those who are at increased risk of infection to have screening tests performed on a annual basis to check for possible infection.
If you are infected, your sexual partner(s) should also be tested and treated as well.
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