When it comes to STD lab testing, people want something they can afford and is convenient without giving up their privacy. This is why Health Testing Centers has released a huge line of at-home STD testing kits from SelfCollect.
Testing Centers Co-Founder Keith Kloss said most people don’t like
the idea of visiting their doctor or a lab to get tested for STDs,
which is why they want to offer consumers a way to manage their
sexual health and give them choices.
uses a CLIA-certified lab to ensure consumers have precise at-home
STD testing. The lab has years of experience working with hospitals,
doctors and clinics throughout the country. It’s a simple process
and can be done without having to share private information or
leaving one’s home. The kit provides detailed instructions on how
to do the test – be it through vaginal, anal, oral or penile swabs.
all-inclusive male and female STD testing panels offer HPV genotyping
to find more than 40 low and high-risk viruses. The Human
Papillomavirus is an extremely common infection, but is
underdiagnosed and can cause life-threatening cancers. SelfCollect
tests that can be purchased include:
Director of Business Development Jennifer Solomon said HPV detection
is usually an overlooked STD and not usually offered in a medical
clinic setting, especially for male patients. SelfCollect, in partner
with Health Testing Centers, means people can take charge of their
own health and make decisions that are good for them.
Health Testing Centers has increased its line of at-home testing kits to over 70 panels that are sent right to a consumer’s home such as STD testing, food sensitivity, vitamins, hormones, genetics, etc. On top of that, Health Testing Center offers easy sample collection, doctor-reviewed results and free shipping. It’s also working with independent doctors to provide prescriptions to people with certain STDs.
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