STD Testing in Denver, CO

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Denver STD Testing Centers

Denver's private testing facilities provide diagnostic testing for a variety of conditions, so other patients won't know the reason for your visit. Your test results will be kept private, and will be available to you quickly--usually in 3 business days or less.

STD Statistics in Denver, CO

The most commonly reported STD in Denver is chlamydia. Chlamydia rates, as well as other STD rates, have been decreasing over the past few years. In 2013, there were an average of 828.3 cases of chlamydia reported per 100,000 residents. In 2015, that average had decreased to 489 cases of chlamydia reported per 100,000 residents. Similarly, gonorrhea cases have decreased in the same time. In 2013, there were an average of 151.5 cases of gonorrhea reported per 100,000 residents. In 2105, that average had decreased to 99 cases of gonorrhea reported per 100,000 people. Syphilis cases have risen slightly in that time. In 2013, there were 13.7 cases of syphilis reported per 100,000 in Denver. By 2015, there were 29 cases of syphilis reported per 100,000 residents.3, 6

In 2015, there were a total of 24 newly diagnosed cases of HIV in Denver. 82% of all HIV reports in Denver were found in people born in the U.S.3 The Colorado Department of Public Health estimates that there are a total of 12,635 Colorado residents living with HIV. 58.8% of those people are white making them the largest at-risk group in the state. In denver, 62.7% of people living with HIV show evidence of continuing access to health care.8 The Center for Disease Control recommends that all people between the ages of 13 and 64 should be tested at least once in their life for HIV.5

STDs and Sexual Education in Denver, CO

Colorado does not require by law that a school district offer a sexual health curriculum. However, should a school district offer this type of program there are guidelines in state policy. A school district that offers a human sexuality curriculum must maintain content standards for the curriculum based on scientific research. Curriculum content standards must also be age-appropriate, culturally sensitive, and medically accurate according to published authorities upon which medical professionals generally rely.7

The Department of Public Health and Environment has a grant program for school districts that choose to teach sexuality and sexual health education. The purpose of this program is to provide funding for public schools and school districts to create and implement programs that fully follow those guidelines. An extensive program curriculum already outline known as " Youth Sexual Health in Colorado: A Call to Action" also exists to fulfill the needs of educators. Since the implementation of this lesson plan throughout the state, teen STD and pregnancy rates have decreased over time. Most school districts throughout Denver utilize these programs.4 The CDC recommends that all women under the age of 25 be testing regularly for chlamydia. Additionally, it suggests than all women with multiple partners, regardless of age, should also be tested. It is recommended that any person over the age of 13 be tested at least once in their life for HIV.5

STDs and Demographics in Denver, CO

In 2015, there were a total of 489 cases of chlamydia reported per 100,000 residents of Denver.3 The largest at-risk group was among Non-Hispanic whites which accounted for about 23% of all cases reported in Denver. Throughout Colorado, women are affected far more often and accounted for 70.3% of all cases reported. Chlamydia was most commonly found in patients between the ages of 15 and 29.6

There were an average of 99 cases of gonorrhea per 100,000 residents of Denver in 2015.3 Non-Hispanic whites were the largest at-risk group accounting for a total of 32% of all cases reported. The second highest group was among the black community which accounted for about 28% of all cases reported. Gonorrhea was more common in men than in women. Men accounted for 55.9% of all cases reported.6

In 2015, there were 29 cases of syphilis reported per 100,000 residents of Denver.3 Throughout Colorado, men accounted for 97.5% of all cases reported in the primary or secondary stage. Men also account for 95.4% of cases reported in the latent stage.6 Chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis are all bacterial infections, which makes them preventable and treatable. The CDC recommends that any gay or bisexual men or men who have sex with men be tested for chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis at least once a year.5

Your Denver, CO STD Testing Option

Denver has many resources for educating its citizens on the dangers of unsafe sex and the prevention of STDs and HIV. Getting tested is simple, affordable and confidential with STDTestExpress.com. All it takes to get started is answering a few brief medical questions to see which tests our doctors recommend. From there you can pick a lab to visit from our vast network of locations throughout your area. Sample collection often takes less than 30 minutes and your results are usually back within 3 business days or less. Our medical staff is available to answer any questions you have and prescription services are available if medically appropriate and allowed by state law. It is just that simple to go and get tested today. If available in your area, In-Home Collection even allows you to be tested at home, work or another location of your choice.

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References:

  • 1 U.S. Census Bureau Quickfacts - Denver and Denver County
  • 2 Denver, CO - About
  • 3 Colorado HIV/STD Report - 2013/2014
  • 4 Youth Sexual Health in Colorado - A Call to Action
  • 5 CDC Screening Recommendations
  • 6 Colorado State STD Reports - 2003-2013
  • 7 Colorado Rev. Stat 22-1-110.5
  • 8 Colorado HIV Surveillance by County - 2010-2014