STI Trichomonas vaginalis
The trichomonas vaginalis is transmitted by unprotected sexual contact and it can affect different anatomical areas from the vagina, Bartholin’s glands, urethra, prostate and urinary bladder
Transmission is from person to person through unprotected sexual contact. There are reports for people who practice oral sex the presence of the parasite in the lower respiratory tract, leading to cases of pneumonia.
Approximately 58% of patients have no symptoms, so the population of reproductive and sexually active age should undergo a routine medical check-up.
Pain and irritation when urinating, itching, pain in the lower abdomen, infertility, vaginitis.
Urethral discharge (involuntary release of secretions from the penis), painful urination, inflammation of the urethra, and infertility.
Bioclinic Laboratories performs the PCR test in urine for the detection of Trichomonas vaginalis. You can request the test in our contact form or through a phone call.