Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted infection among adolescents up to 25 years of age. Untreated, chlamydia can lead to infertility and make it easier to become infected by other STIs. Chlamydia infects through unprotected sex, and can be without symptoms. You can therefore be a carrier without knowing.
When to get tested
You should test yourself for Chlamydia every time you have had unprotected sex with a new partner, or if you have one or more symptoms of Chlamydia.
How does self-testing work?
The self-testing stations are located in marked bathrooms. The test for men is a simple urin sample, while women insert a special Q-tip into the vagina. The samples are put into an envelope and put in a mailbox. Everything happens inside the bathroom, so that the test can be done discreetly. The samples are picked up by a nurse and you will get Your test results within a couple of weeks if the test is positive. If you do not hear anything within this time, it means the test was negative. Remember that it takes at least two weeks from the time of infection until it shows up on a test.
Where are the self-test stations?
The self-test takes place in marked toilets on the different campuses.