STI Self-Test Kit Instructions

OPENING SOON – EARLY SEPTEMBER 2018

Note:  Individuals may ask their Test Counselor to perform these tests for them.  Otherwise, clients may perform the following self-examinations:

SELF-THROAT EXAM
(Tests for oral Gonorrhea and Chlamydia)

If you have had a penis in your mouth…

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Open wrapping for collection swabs; discard the white shafted swab in the trash can.
  3. Making sure not to touch the cotton tip, remove the blue shafted swab from the wrapper.
  4. Open your mouth wide and wipe the cotton swab around the tonsils on both sides of the throat several times – do not touch the tongue or cheeks with the swab.
  5. Unscrew the cap of the tube making sure not to spill any liquid.
  6. Immediately place the swab into the tube, bend the blue shaft of the swab at the scoreline until it breaks – be careful not to spill/splash any contents.
  7. Screw the cap of the tube back on tightly.
  8. Wash hands again with soap and water.

 

SELF-RECTAL EXAM
(Tests for rectal Gonorrhea and Chlamydia)

If you have had a penis in your rectum…

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Open wrapping for collection swabs; discard the white shafted swab in the trash can.
  3. Making sure not to touch the cotton tip, remove the blue shafted swab from the wrapper.
  4. Insert the swab 2 to 4 inches in the rectum and rotate it for 5-10 seconds.
  5. Unscrew the cap of the tube making sure not to spill any liquid.
  6. Immediately place the swab into the tube, bend the blue shaft of the swab until it breaks – be careful not to spill/splash any contents.
  7. Screw the cap of the tube back on tightly.
  8. Wash hands again with soap and water.

 

COLLECTING A URINE SAMPLE
(Tests for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia in the genitals)
If you have had sex with your genitals…

PLEASE NOTE: You should have not urinated for at least ONE HOUR prior to this specimen collection. If you have urinated within the hour, please have a seat and wait to collect this specimen. DO NOT cleanse/wipe the genitals in any way before collecting this specimen.

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Open urine collection cup. Do not touch the inside of the cup.
  3. Make sure to collect the first stream of urine in the cup – DO NOT URINATE IN TOILET FIRST AND COLLECT MID-STREAM.
  4. Fill the urine cup about halfway (30ml).
  5. Screw the cap back on tightly.
  6. Wash your hands again with soap and water.

PLEASE NOTE: Urine specimens will be tested for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia ONLY.

STI SELF TESTING KIT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
MAKE SEX SAFER!

 

 

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Male Condoms

– Intended to prevent pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, and other STI’s.

–  Available in latex and non-latex.

–  The UHC has a wide variety of shapes, brands, and sizes to best meet your needs.

 

Female Condoms

– Intended to prevent pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, and other STI’s.

– Available in non-latex material.

– Can be used for vaginal and anal sex.

 

Dental Dams

–  Used as a barrier between the vagina, anus, or any part of the body coming in contact with the mouth.

–  Available in latex, non-latex, and scented varieties.

 

Lubricant

–  Used to prevent breakage in barriers and to reduce tearing of the skin caused by too much friction.

–  Water and silicone based lube is safe to use with latex condoms.