Formal Name of the Test:
STD Expanded Test Panel
This panel comprises the following six tests. Please click on the individual test for more details.
- Chlamydia and Gonorrhea
This test screens for gonorrhea and chlamydia, common STDs that can infect the genitals, rectum, and throat.
- Treponema pallidum Antibodies (FTA-ABS)
This test screens for syphilis, an infection that leads to sores, rashes, and lesions on your body.
- Herpes Simplex Virus 1 and 2 (IgG), Type-Specific Antibodies
HSV-1 primarily causes blisters or “cold sores” around the oral cavity and mouth, while HSV-2 usually causes lesions around the genital area; however, either one can affect the oral or genital area.
- Hepatitis B Surface Antigen
The presence of hepatitis B surface antigen is the first sign of acute infection. It’s also a sign of chronic infection. The test is helpful in the differential diagnosis of hepatitis.
- Hepatitis C with Confirmation
A positive test indicates that the individual has been exposed to the virus at some point. This test is quite effective in ruling out HCV infection.
- HIV 1 and 2 with Confirmation
This test is used to diagnose HIV-1 from HIV-2 and to distinguish HIV-1 and HIV-2 infection, especially acute infection.
There is no need for any prior preparation.
Test Performed at:
Quest Diagnostics, Test Code 11363, 4112, 6447, 498, 8472, 91431