Who should do STD test (Sexually Transmitted Diseases Screening Test)?

STD Test or Sexually Transmitted Diseases screening test is an important test panel to detect sexually transmitted infections in the body. Lack of any symptoms does not rule out sexually transmitted disease. Timely STD test can help you treat the underlying infection and more importantly transmission to other partner can be avoided.

What is STD or STI?

STDs (sexually transmitted diseases) are mainly communicated through sexual activity, such as anal, oral, and vaginal sex. Some diseases can be passed from a woman to her unborn child or through kissing that involves intimate bodily touch. Bacteria, viruses, or parasites are the main causes of STDs.

What are the common STDs?

Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis, herpes, HIV, hepatitis B and HPV (human papillomavirus) infection are examples of common STDs. Certain STDs can result in fatal and long-lasting health issues, such as blindness, brain damage, infertility, birth deformities, and even death, if they are not treated. Good thing is, all STDs are detectable.

Who should do STD test?

Any man or woman who is sexually active and has symptoms of any sexually transmitted illness then you should do STD test or STD screening. If you are involved sexually with multiple partners, then also it is highly recommended to undergo STD screening or STD risk assessment test. It is also advised for people who have had unprotected sex with someone who has STDs or with someone who has multiple sexual partners. In healthy individuals many STDs have no signs or symptoms (asymptomatic), however, you can pass the infection to your sex partners.

What are the symptoms of STDs or Sexually Transmitted Diseases?

  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Discharge from penis
  • Foul smelling discharge from vagina
  • Painful urination and intercourse
  • Rash over body
  • Swollen lymph nodes

What is STD test or STD screening test?

A blood test (STD test) is done to detect various types of sexually transmitted diseases. Following tests are done during STD screening test:

HIV test (For AIDS), HBsAg test (For Hepatitis B), HCV test (Hepatitis C), TPHA & VDRL test (For Syphilis), HSV test (For Herpes), Chlamydia test etc. are done to detect sexually transmitted diseases.

What is the cost of std test in Pune?

At Pro diagnostics, we provide all the std tests at best rates in Pune.

HIV test in Pune: ₹400

HBsAg Test in Pune: ₹250

HCV test in Pune: ₹400

VDRL test in Pune: ₹250

TPHA test in Pune: ₹500

Chlamydia test in Pune: ₹1100

HSV test (each antibody): ₹600

(up to 20% discount applicable for senior citizen).

Which tests are included in STD test screening Package in Pune?

At pro diagnostics, we provide PRO STD package for std screening purpose. We do HIV test, HBsAg test, TPHA & VDRL test, HSV (1+2IgM) test in PRO STD package.

Package cost: ₹1500 (MRP ₹2100).

Can STD tests be done for both males & females?

Yes. Both men & women can do STD screening test. It is recommended you undergo STD test if your partner is detected with STD.

Are the reports of STD test confidential?

Yes. All the reports done under STD test or STD screening package are confidential. We do not disclose the results to anyone else other than the patient himself or herself. We send reports digitally on WhatsApp or Email only on the mobile number or Email ID provided by the patient. Printed reports or physical copy of the reports are provided to the patients only.

Do you need additional test if any STD test comes positive?

Yes. Most of the times to rule out false positive results, doctors recommend additional confirmatory tests for the particular STD which has come positive during screening process. E.g., If HIV tridot test comes positive then HIV duo (4th Generation) or HIV ELISA and Western blot tests are done to confirm the infection. 


As many Sexually Transmitted Diseases are asymptomatic or often symptoms appear late in the disease stage, it is highly recommended to undergo STD test or STD screening test if you come in contact with known case of STD or in case of multiple partners with unknown history. Our STD test package will provide basic screening for multiple sexually transmitted diseases.

About Author -

Dr. Chaitrangi Paranjape, MD Pathology, she is the owner and chief pathologist at PRO diagnostics , Pune. She has more than 10 years of experience and she has worked with many renowned diagnostic centers and medical institutes including Metropolis, Nucleus, Pioneer, Sunrise diagnostics, Bharti Vidyapeeth Medical college, Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences. Currently she is also working at Institute of Infectious Diseases.

Why choose us:

At Pro diagnostics, with the use of modern technology, experienced phlebotomists and technicians, quick, accurate reports are provided. At PRO diagnostics, all types of pathology tests of blood, urine, sputum are provided at best rates. Home sample collection facility is also available. Reports are provided on mobile via email or WhatsApp.

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Dr. Chaitrangi Paranjape, is the chief consultant pathologist at Pro Diagnostics Pathology Lab Pune. She has more than 10+ years of experience in pathology.

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Most of the reports are delivered to you within 12 hours from the time of sample collection.

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