STD Testing in St. Petersburg, FL
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St. Petersburg STD Testing Centers
St. Petersburg'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.
6800 Gulfport Boulevard SSuite 115South Pasadena, FL 33707Hours: MON-FRI 7:00AM-3:30PM SAT 7:00AM-11:00AM
1173 62nd Avenue NorthSt Petersburg, FL 33702Hours: MON-FRI 7:00AM-3:30PM, SAT 7:00AM-11:00AM BY APPT ONLY
6006 49th Street NSuite 300St Petersburg, FL 33709Hours: MON-FRI 7:00AM-3:30PM
STD Statistics in St. Petersburg, FL
In St. Petersburg and the greater Pinellas County area, the most commonly STD reported is chlamydia. Chlamydia rates have been increasing slowly over the past few years. In 2012, there were a total of 3,812 cases reported in the area. In 2014, there were a total of 3,856 cases of chlamydia reported in the area.3,8 Gonorrhea cases have increased in that time period. In 2012, there were a total of 1,029 cases of gonorrhea reported in the Pinellas County. In 2014, there were a total of 1,297 cases of gonorrhea reported in the city.3,9 Syphilis cases have been on the rise over the past several years in Florida. In 2012, there were a total of 61 cases of syphilis reported. In 2014, there were a total of 78 cases of syphilis reported.3,10
Newly diagnosed cases of HIV have also increased over the past few years. In 2012, there were a total of 165 newly diagnosed cases of HIV in Pinellas County. By 2014, that number had grown to a total of 190 newly diagnosed cases of HIV in the county. The largest at-risk group was the white community which accounted for 55% of all cases reported. Men were significantly more at-risk than women as men accounted for 82% of all cases reported. HIV was most commonly reported in people between the ages 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 for HIV.6
STDs and Sexual Education in St. Petersburg, FL
All school districts in St. Petersburg attempt to follow all standards and policies for sexual health education as dictated by the Florida Department of Education. The current health education curriculum in Florida includes provisions to build an awareness of the benefits of sexual abstinence as the expected standard and the consequences of teenage pregnancy. This approach emphasizes abstinence-until-marriage as the only certain way to prevent pregnancy out of wedlock and STDs. Curriculum is designed for students in grades 7 through 12 and also includes a teen dating violence and abuse component. Furthermore, the curriculum should include the definition of dating violence and abuse, the warning signs of dating violence and abusive behavior, the characteristics of healthy relationships, measures to prevent and stop dating violence and abuse and community resources available to victims of dating violence and abuse. Florida policies allow for school districts to include HIV awareness education but do not require it. If it is included, HIV awareness education must include medically accurate and age-appropriate materials.7
High school aged people account for a large portion of reported STDs in St. Petersburg. People between the ages of 15 and 19 were the second largest group to report cases of any STDs in Florida.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.6
STDs and Demographics in St. Petersburg, FL
In 2014, there were a total of 3,856 cases of chlamydia reported in St. Petersburg and Pinellas County. In Florida, women account for 74.6% of all chlamydia cases reported. Men accounted for 25.3% of cases reported and the remaining 0.1% were reported in the transgender community. Chlamydia was most commonly reported in people between the ages of 20 and 29.3,8 In 2014, there were a total of 1,297 cases of gonorrhea reported in St. Petersburg and Pinellas County. In Florida, men and women each account for about 50% of all cases reported. There is a very small group of reports that reflect the prevalence of the infection in the transgender community. Gonorrhea is most commonly reported in people between the ages of 20 and 34.3,9
In 2014, there were a total of 78 cases of syphilis reported in St. Petersburg and Pinellas County. In Florida, men account for 90.2% of all syphilis cases reported. The remaining cases were all reported in women. Syphilis is most commonly reported in people over the age of 25.3,10 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 St. Petersburg, FL STD Testing Option
St. Petersburg 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, 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 - St. Petersburg and Pinellas County
- 2 City of St. Petersburg - About
- 3 Florida Department of Health - County STD Breakdown
- 4 Pinellas County HIV Annual Report
- 5 Florida State HIV Data Center
- 6 CDC Screening Recommendations
- 7 Florida Department of Education - Policies, Standards and Guidelines (Health Education)
- 8 Florida Charts - Chlamydia
- 9 Florida Charts - Gonorrhea
- 10 Florida Charts - Syphilis