STD Testing in Mesa, AZ

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Mesa STD Testing Centers

Mesa'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 Mesa, AZ

Chlamydia is the most common STD reported in Mesa, however, both chlamydia and gonorrhea have been on the rise in Mesa and the greater Maricopa County area. In 2011, there were 16,592 cases of chlamydia and 3,209 cases of gonorrhea reported in Maricopa county (3). By 2014, those numbers rose dramatically. There were 19,788 cases of chlamydia reported and 5,514 cases of gonorrhea reported in the same area.4 Incidents of syphilis also rose in the same time period. In 2011, there were 199 reported cases of syphilis.3 By 2014, that number more than doubled to 409 reported cases of syphilis.4 These large increases of bacterial STDs show a need for increased testing opportunities within the community.

Between 2009 and 2013, there was an average of 11.5 newly diagnosed cases of HIV per 100,000 residents per year in Maricopa County. HIV was 7 times more likely to show up in men than women. Of cases reported, black men were 3 times more likely to report an HIV infection than white men in the area. In the same time period, HIV showed up most commonly in people between the ages of 20 and 34. The Arizona Department of Health Services Office of HIV, STD, and Hepatitis Services believes that 1 in 5 people in Arizona living with HIV are unaware of their infection.5 The best way to know the current status of your sexual health is to take an STD test.

STD Testing and Sexual Education in Mesa, AZ

In the state of Arizona there is no current law requiring schools to teach sexual health education, however the state legislature does state that if a school district chooses to teach sexual health education curriculum, it must be age appropriate and must stress abstinence. The Arizona Department of Education does offer a vast array of tools and resources for teachers who choose to teach the topic of HIV/STD prevention and awareness. The Arizona Department of Health Services also has an active teen pregnancy prevention program that operates through local health department offices. It also encourages the involvement of a student's parents in the teaching of sexuality education.5

There are many resources for STD education in Mesa. Numerous state sponsored clinics are available for educational purposes and affordable testing options exist. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recommends any persons aged 13-64 should be tested at least once for HIV and any persons who have unsafe sex or share injection drug equipment should be tested for HIV at least once a year. Additionally, the CDC recommends syphilis, HIV, chlamydia and hepatitis B screenings for all pregnant women, and gonorrhea screening for at-risk pregnant women starting early in pregnancy, with repeat testing as needed, to protect the health of mothers and their infants.7

STDs and Demographics in Mesa, AZ

Similar to national statistics, women in Arizona are disproportionately affected by chlamydia. In the most recent STD report by the Arizona Department of Health Services, women were 2.5 times more likely to contract chlamydia than men. Over the last five years, case rates in men have increased by 24.5% while the female case rate has increased 10.1%. This suggests that over time men are becoming more likely than they have been in the past to contract chlamydia. Young adults and adolescents also seem to be the largest group affected by chlamydia. In 2014, 82% of reported chlamydia cases were in persons under the age of 30.3 The CDC recommends that all women under the age of 25 be tested regularly for chlamydia. Additionally, it suggests than all women with multiple partners (regardless of age) should also be tested.7

In 2014, the highest rate of chlamydia was among American Indians at 1,088.2 per 100,000 residents. The second highest was among the black community at 899.5 reported cases per 100,000 residents. The third highest rate was reported amongst the Hispanic community with 462.9 cases per 100,000 residents.3 Anyone who believes they may have been exposed to chlamydia or other STDs should be tested for STDs. The best way to know the current status of your sexual health is to be tested.

Your Best Mesa, AZ STD Testing Option

Mesa has a lot of fun things to do all year round. It also has a lot of options for STD testing if you are concerned that you may have been exposed. 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 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.

Not insured? Looking for a lower cost testing option? Find information on free STD testing in Mesa, Arizona.

References:

  • 1 US Census Bureau Quick Facts - Mesa, AZ and Maricopa County
  • 2 City of Mesa, AZ - About Us
  • 3 Arizona Department of Health Services Annual STD Report 2014
  • 4 Arizona Department of Health Services Annual STD Report 2011
  • 5 Arizona Health Matter HIV/AIDS Incident Report 2009-2013
  • 6 Arizona Department of Education - Effective Programs Outline
  • 6 CDC Testing Recommendations Fact Sheet