STD Testing in Bakersfield CA
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Bakersfield STD Testing
At Priority STD Testing, it’s our mission to respect our patients’ time, trust, and privacy when it comes to receiving STD testing services in and around Bakersfield. We never want to do anything to compromise your confidence in our services.
We know that one’s sexual health is a sensitive topic and our patients have an expectation and a right to privacy. We don’t undervalue this. Our patients are never called out for any reason at any one of our facilities. We don’t make any unsolicited contact (phone, emails, etc.) or send you anything in the mail that references our name or services.
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Our tests are FDA-approved and administered in CLIA certified laboratories by trained professionals. We strive to give our patients nothing but conclusive and comprehensive results.
Though just because we are thorough, does not mean you’ll have to clear your entire schedule to get tested. This isn’t the case at all. Our testing processes are quick and non-invasive and most patients are in and out of our testing facilities in less than a half hour. Once collected, a patient’s sample is sent via rush order to one of our labs for processing and results are compiled and sent back in as little as one business day.
In terms of finding an STD testing option in Bakersfield, you won’t find a better option than one of our convenient testing centers. Simply order your test online and stop by the location most convenient to you during normal business hours.
Why Should Bakersfield Residents Get Tested?
According to a recent study by the Kern County Public Health Department, STD rates throughout the county are on the rise. The county cited nearly 11,000 cases of common STDs in 2018 (chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, HIV) including nearly 7,000 cases of chlamydia alone. Kern County rated as the third worst county in California for chlamydia diagnoses as well as sixth worst for primary syphilis, and fourth worst for gonorrhea. With these numbers continuously on the rise throughout Kern County, it is more important than ever that residents seek out reputable STD testing services and get tested whenever appropriate.
How Much Will It Cost?
The cost of testing depends on the type and/or number of tests you’re wishing to have conducted. Our individual tests (chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, herpes I/II, HIV 1 and 2, syphilis, and trichomoniasis) run between $49 and $109 each. We also offer a twin panel test for chlamydia and gonorrhea which costs $129 (a savings of $49) as well as an all-in-one ten-panel test which costs $198 (a savings of $405). For a complete list of test options, visit our “Tests & Pricing” page.
Where in Bakersfield Can I Get Tested?
We have more than 4,000 testing sites across the country, including five in Bakersfield alone and several more just a short drive away. Centers are open from 6:00 am to 6:30 pm on weekdays and 7:00 am to noon on Saturday. To find additional labs in the area, visit our “Find A Lab” page and enter a five-digit zip code. If you have any questions, our care counselors are standing by to assist.
We Are Better Than A “Free Clinic”
At each one of our Bakersfield testing facilities, we take every available step to ensure a comfortable atmosphere for our patients. You won’t be waiting in long lines or getting stuck in crowded waiting rooms. We don’t use invasive or inaccurate testing procedures. And we’ll never do anything to jeopardize your trust in our services. Our goal is to keep your tests and results completely confidential and off of your permanent medical record which is why we will never report anything to your healthcare provider. Testing facilities like free clinics cannot provide the same level of privacy, speed, or accuracy as one of our facilities.
For many Bakersfield residents, it can be hard to find time in the day to take care of anything outside of the daily grind. Unfortunately, STD testing is one of the many things we brush aside when we get too busy. For this reason, we aim to provide the quickest and most convenient testing services in the Bakersfield area. We produce comprehensive and accurate results and you simply won’t find a better option out there.
We understand that this can be a lot to comprehend all at once. We also know that every Bakersfield resident’s situation is different and it would be impossible to cover everything in just a few paragraphs. When it comes to your sexual health and personal well-being, it’s perfectly fine to ask questions. Our care counselors are available by phone or online chat should you have any questions or concerns or just want someone to help guide you in the right direction.
STD Testing Labs in Bakersfield, CA
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Bakersfield, CA 93311
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Our Testing is:
- FDA Approved
- HIPAA Compliant
With a wide array of tests to pick from, you can order your test on our website or over the phone. Our care counselors are on call to ensure that you get precisely what you’re looking for.
With more than 4,000 testing centers nationally, you’re certain to find a location that’s central for you. Our collection facilities are private, and no other patients will ever know the purpose for your appointment.
Lab results are finalized in just 24-72 hours. You can easily access your lab results online through an encrypted patient login, or by contacting one of our care counselors. Treatment options are offered additionally.
Why Choose Priority STD Testing in Bakersfield?
Same Day Testing
Your time is important, and we don’t want to waste it. That’s why we provide same day testing to our patients. The process is simple, convenient and quick. In fact, most patients are in and out of the testing facility in less than thirty minutes. In contrast to various other testing services, we will never fax or mail your lab order to the collection center, so you can be tested straight away after placing the order– no waiting required.
We are aware of the demand for personal privacy when it comes to your sexual wellness. Our service is HIPAA compliant, and absolutely nothing will be mailed to your home or reported to your doctor. We will never call you directly without having prior consent, and your personal privacy is respected every single step of the way. Our business name or anything pertaining to STD testing will not appear on your bank or credit billing statements after your test has been ordered.
Public clinics or health divisions supplying free STD screening supply little privacy when it concerns your sexual wellness. Going to your physician can be humiliating and also raise questions as to the reason for your visit by others. Our private collection centers are nondescript, meaning you will certainly never be singled out for getting an STD test. No other patients will know the reason for your visit other than to provide a regular blood and urine sample.
Fast and Accurate Results
We aim to provide you quick and 100% accurate test results. Samples are expedited as rush orders and patients typically obtain their results in just 24-72 hrs. Furthermore, you can be certain that all Priority STD Testing services are approved by the FDA and administered in CLIA certified labs. Once the process is complete, you’ll be able to access your results online 24 hours a day through an encrypted and secure platform. And our care counselors are standing by should you have any type of questions along the way.
Our care counselors are readily available to discuss treatment options for patients testing positive for gonorrhea, chlamydia or trichomoniasis. We’ll work with you to set up a phone consult with one of our doctors to authorize the right treatment. Office visits are not necessary. Appropriate medications are available, in most cases, the same day and can be picked up at your local pharmacy.
Oftentimes, not all diseases are tested for in a doctor’s office or public clinic. It is vital to know which tests are right for your particular circumstance. We offer a wide variety of testing choices for numerous diseases such as HIV, oral herpes (HSV1), genital herpes (HSV2), chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, hepatitis B, hepatitis C and trichomoniasis. As always, our care counselors are on call to answer any questions you may have about STD symptoms and the tests we offer.
Can I switch STD testing sites?
Yes! Your lab order can be used at either Alexandria testing center, or at any Priority STD Testing center throughout Virginia. If you need to get tested in a different state after you’ve already placed an order, simply contact a care counselor.
How do I get my test results?
Your test results are accessible through a secure login unique to your order, updated 24 hours a day including partial results. Once your final results are available, you’ll be notified by email discreetly. Test results are expedited as a rush order and typically process just 24-72 hours after visiting the collection facility. If you have questions about your results or require a treatment consult, our care counselors are just a phone call away. Nothing will ever be sent to your home or healthcare provider to respect your privacy.
Are my results confidential?
Our process is 100% confidential and HIPAA compliant. Your lab order and results will never be disclosed to your healthcare provider or personal doctor. All personally identifiable information is kept secure and encrypted while ordering your test and getting your results online or by phone. We are in compliance with all state and federal regulations governing the reporting of positive test results to ensure you are not contacted in the event of a reactive test.
Do you offer treatment?
We offer treatment options for patients who test positive for chlamydia, gonorrhea, or trichomoniasis. If you receive a positive result, simply call and speak with a care counselor to schedule a phone consult with a physician. Medication can be called into your local pharmacy, and no office visit is needed. We are partnered with physicians at PWNHealth so treatment can be prescribed if appropriate in all states. You must have a positive result before treatment can be authorized. The physician consult fee is $65.
Our Tests are FDA Approved and Performed in CLIA Certified Labs
- Hepatitis B
- Hepatitis C
- Herpes 1
- Herpes 2
- HIV 1 Ab
- HIV 1 Ag
- HIV 2 Ab
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