STD Testing in Fresno, CA

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Fresno STD Testing Centers

Fresno'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 Fresno, CA

In Fresno, chlamydia rates have been slowly decreasing over the past few years. In 2010, there were a total of 5,965 cases of chlamydia reported in the county. In 2014, there were a total of 5,689 cases of chlamydia reported in the same area.3 In Fresno County, both gonorrhea and syphilis rates have increased in the same time period. In 2010, there were a total of 798 cases of gonorrhea reported in the county. In 2014, there were a total of 1,507 cases of gonorrhea reported.4 In 2010, there were a total of 14 cases of syphilis reported in all of Fresno County. In 2014, that number had risen dramatically to a total of 119 cases of syphilis reported.5

The number of people currently living in Fresno County with HIV has also increased slightly over the past few years. In 2011, there were a total of 1,554 people living with HIV in the county. In 2013, that number had increased to a total of 1,730 people living with HIV in the county. In 2013, there were a total of 88 newly diagnosed cases of HIV in the same area. HIV in Fresno is more commonly reported in patients between the ages of 25 and 54. HIV was much more common among men then it was among women.6 The Center for Disease Control recommends that all people over the age of 13 and under the age of 64 should be tested at least once in their lives for HIV.7

STDs and Sexual Education in Fresno, CA

Fresno follows all state regulated requirements for sexuality and sexual health education curriculum. California has been making many improvements to its sexual health curriculum at a state legislative level. State legislation has recently added clauses to include curriculum that focuses on the dangers of sexual violence, relationship safety and consent. Known as Bill SB-695, this bill is one of the first in the nation to include theses issues as standards of sexual health education. California had already offered comprehensive sexual health education which included medically accurate and age-appropriate sexual health education for students aged 7 - 12.8, 9 This mandate is one of the first of its kind in the United States and allows California school districts to offer students a complete guide to human sexuality. It stresses the importance of keeping youth informed about the risks involved with relationships, sex and STDs. By educating at a young age the risks of sexual activity, future generations can be more prepared and informed about sexual activity.

In Fresno, high school aged people account for a large percentage of chlamydia reported. Women account for 76.5% of all chlamydia cases in the county.3 The CDC recommends that all women under the age of 25 be testing regularly for chlamydia. Additionally, it suggests that all women with multiple partners (regardless of age) should also be tested.7

STDs and Demographics in Fresno, CA

While reports have decreased over the years, chlamydia is still the most common STD reported in Fresno County. In 2014, there were a total of 5,689 cases of chlamydia reported within the county. Of those cases, 4,353 cases were reported in women as opposed to 1,331 cases reported in men. Women accounted for 76.5% of all chlamydia cases reported in Fresno County. Chlamydia was most commonly reported in people between the ages of 15 and 29.3

The second most common STD reported in Fresno County is gonorrhea. Cases of gonorrhea have been increasing slowly over the years. In 2014, there were a total of 1,507 cases of gonorrhea reported in the county. Of those cases, 833 cases were reported in women while 673 cases were reported in men. Women accounted for 55.3% of all gonorrhea cases reported. Gonorrhea was most commonly reported in people between the ages of 20 and 34.4

Syphilis rates have been on the rise throughout California. In Fresno County there has been a significant increase in reports as well. In 2014, there were a total of 119 cases of syphilis reported in the county. Of those cases, 70 cases were reported in men while 49 cases were reported in women. Men account for 58.8% of all syphilis cases reported in Fresno County. (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.7

Your Fresno, CA STD Testing Option

Whether you are in Fresno for school, business or just a little bit of fun, if you are concerned that you may have been exposed to an STD the city has many options for treatment and testing. Getting tested is simple, affordable and confidential with STDTestExpress.com. All it takes is to answer 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 available 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 - Fresno and Fresno County
  • 2 Fresno, CA Things To Do Page
  • 3 Fresno County Chlamydia Report
  • 4 Fresno County Gonorrhea Report
  • 5 Fresno County Syphilis Report
  • 6 Fresno County HIV Report - 2013
  • 7 CDC Screening Recommendations
  • 8 California State Senate Bill 695
  • 9 California State Senate Bill 329