STD Testing in Detroit, MI

  1. Medical intake Receive a personal test recommendation from our doctors.
  2. Get tested You can get tested at a local lab.
  3. Your results Access your results usually in 3 business days or less in your secure online account.
  4. Doctor consult Connect with our medical team for a follow up.

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Detroit STD Testing Centers

Detroit'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 Detroit, MI

STDs have been on the rise in Detroit and the greater Wayne County area. The most commonly reported STD in the area is chlamydia. Between 2004 and 2008, there were an average of 16,242.8 cases of chlamydia reported annually. Between 2009 and 2013, that average had increased to 19,426.8 cases reported annually.6 Gonorrhea cases have actually decreased over time. Between 2004 and 2008, there was an average of 8,628.2 cases of gonorrhea reported annually. Between 2009 and 2013, the average number of gonorrhea reports had decreased to 7,089 annually.7 Throughout many parts of the United States syphilis cases have been on the rise. In Detroit and Wayne County, syphilis cases have risen slightly. Between 2004 and 2008, there were an average of 367.8 cases of syphilis reported annually. Between 2009 and 2013, that average had increased to 394.6 cases of syphilis reported annually.8

In 2015, there were a total of 2,695 cases of HIV reported in Detroit. Men were far more likely to report a case of HIV as they accounted for 74% of all cases reported in the city. African Americans were the largest at-risk group as this community accounted for 89% of all cases reported. HIV was most commonly found in patients between the age of 30 and 39.4 The Centers for Disease Control recommends that any person over the age of 13 and under the age of 64 should be tested at least once in their life for HIV.5

STDs and Sexual Education in Detroit, MI

In Michigan it is required that all local school boards, including the school boards the govern Detroit, must work directly with the health department to create a health education program. All sexuality and sexual health education curriculum must include medically appropriate and age-appropriate lesson plans. It is important to note that sexual health education is an optional lesson plan in Michigan. While school districts are not required to create a comprehensive sex education program, they are required to teach HIV prevention education by state law. Additionally, the Michigan Department of Education does require a health and physical education program in all grades. This program is required to include reproductive health information at the appropriate grade level. All parents are required to be notified before their child can begin a sexuality or sexual health education program in their school.3 High school aged people account for a large portion of reported STDs in Detroit. People between the ages of 15 and 19 were the second largest group to report cases of any STDs in Michigan.3The CDC suggests that all women with multiple partners, regardless of age, should also be tested for STDs. It is recommended that any sexually active person should be tested once a year for STDs.6

STDs and Demographics in Detroit, MI

In 2014, there were a total of 14,314 cases of chlamydia reported in Detroit and Wayne County. In Michigan, women account for 70.9% of all chlamydia cases reported. Men accounted for 29.1% of cases reported. Chlamydia was most commonly reported in people between the ages of 20 and 29. Wayne County accounted for 31.9% of all chlamydia cases reported in the state of Florida.6 In 2014, there were a total of 9,666 cases of gonorrhea reported in Detroit and Wayne County. In Michigan, men and women each accounted for about 50% of all cases reported. Gonorrhea is most commonly reported in people between the ages of 20 and 34.7 In 2014, there were a total of 1,116 cases of syphilis reported in Detroit and Wayne County. In Michigan, men account for 80.7% of all syphilis cases reported. The remaining cases were all reported in women.

Syphilis is most commonly reported in people over the age of 25.8 The CDC recommends screenings at least once a year for chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis for all sexually active gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men. They further recommend annual testing for any women who may be below the age of 25 or engage in unsafe sex or sex with multiple partners.6

Your Best Detroit, MI STD Testing Option

Detroit offers its residents and visitors many options for STD treatment and testing. If you are concerned that you may have been exposed to an STD in Detroit, getting tested is simple, affordable and confidential with STDTestExpress.com. To get started, answer a few brief medical questions to receive a personal test recommendation from our doctors. 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 - Detroit and Wayne County
  • 2 City of Detroit
  • 3 State of Michigan Sex Education Curriculum Code
  • 4 State of Michigan Annual HIV Report
  • 5 CDC - STD Screening Recommendations
  • 6 Michigan Chlamydia Reports - County Breakdown
  • 7 Michigan Gonorrhea Reports - County Breakdown
  • 8 Michigan Syphilis Reports - County Breakdown