STD Testing in Fort Wayne, IN
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Fort Wayne STD Testing Centers
Fort Wayne'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.
3030 Lake AvenueSuite 23Fort Wayne, IN 46805Hours: MON, TUE 8:00AM-4:30 pm WED-FRI 8:00AM-3:00PM CLOSED LUNCH 12:15PM-1:15PM
7972 West Jefferson BoulevardFort Wayne, IN 46804Hours: MONDAY-FRIDAY 8:30AM-5:00PM, CLOSED LUNCH 12:30PM-1:00PM
STD Statistics in Fort Wayne, IN
In Fort Wayne and Allen County, STD cases are reported in far more often than in the rest of the state of Indiana. While chlamydia is the most commonly reported STD in Allen County, cases of the infection have decreased slightly over the past several years. In 2012, there was an average incident rate of 571.3 cases of chlamydia reported per 100,000 residents. In 2014, there was an average incident rate of 510.5 cases of chlamydia reported per 100,000 residents.3 Gonorrhea cases have decreased in that time period. In 2012, there was an average incident rate of 165.5 cases of gonorrhea reported per 100,000 residents. In 2014, there were a total of 3,215 cases of gonorrhea reported.4 Syphilis cases have been on the rise nationwide. In Indiana, they have been decreasing. In 2012, there was an average incident rate of 2 cases of syphilis reported per 100,000 residents. In 2014, there was an average incident rate of 1.1 cases of syphilis reported per 100,000 residents in Allen County.5
There were 543 newly diagnosed cases of HIV in the state of Indiana in 2015. New cases of HIV are much more common among men. 23 of those cases were in Allen County. Men account for 84% of all new cases of HIV. The largest at-risk group is among white people who account for 54% of all cases reported in the state. HIV is most commonly reported in patients between the ages of 20 and 29.6 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.7
STDs and Sexual Education in Fort Wayne, IN
In the state of Indiana, the Department of Education recommends that sexuality education be taught as part of a more comprehensive health and physical education curriculum. However, local districts are not required to do so. Indiana law does state that when sexuality education is taught in a school district, such as the school district in Fort Wayne, instruction must teach that abstinence outside of marriage and a mutually monogamous relationship inside of marriage are the best ways to avoid unintended pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases and other associated health problems.8,9
Indiana law states that each school, including those in the Indianapolis Public School District, must establish an HIV/AIDS advisory council. The purpose of this entity is to identify and study educational materials and resources on HIV/AIDS that are available for use in their schools, to determine which materials are based on medically accurate information and to advise the school district as to which materials and resources should be adopted for use. (8,9) High school aged people account for a large portion of reported STDs in Fort Wayne. In 2014, people aged 19 or younger were the second largest group to report cases of any STDs in Indiana.3 The 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.5
STDs and Demographics in Fort Wayne, IN
In 2014, there were a total of 1,868 cases of chlamydia in Indianapolis and the greater Allen County area. Chlamydia was much more common in women than it was in men. Women accounted for 72.2% of all chlamydia cases reported. Chlamydia was most common in people between the ages of 20 and 29. The largest at-risk group were the black community which accounted for 48.4% of all cases reported.3 In 2014, there were a total of 551 cases of gonorrhea reported in Fort Wayne and Allen County. Gonorrhea was much more commonly reported in male patients. Men accounted for 52.4% of all gonorrhea cases reported. Gonorrhea was more common in people between the ages of 25 and 34. The largest at-risk group was in the black community which accounted for 52.6% of all gonorrhea cases reported.4
In 2014, there were a total of 2 cases of syphilis in Fort Wayne and Allen County. Syphilis was found most commonly in men who accounted for 93.5% of all syphilis cases reported in the area. The largest at-risk group for syphilis was white people who accounted for 51.9% of all syphilis cases reported.6 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.7
Your Best Fort Wayne, IN STD Testing Option
Fort Wayne offers its residents many options for STD testing and treatment. If you are concerned that you may have been exposed to an STD in Indiana, 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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- 1 U.S. Census Bureau Quickfacts - Fort Wayne and Allen County
- 2 City of Fort Wayne - About
- 3 Indiana Chlamydia Reports - 2011-2015
- 4 Indiana Gonorrhea Reports - 2011-2015
- 5 Indiana Syphilis Reports - 2011-2015
- 6 Indiana HIV Annual HIV Reports - 2011-2015
- 7 CDC STD/HIV Screening Recommendations
- 8 Indiana Sexual Education State Law Outline
- 9 Indiana State Senate Bill 497