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Candida Albicans (CA) DNA Test

What is candida infection?
How is candida spread?
What are the symptoms of candida infection?
How can it be treated? And what I do after treatment?

 What is candida infection?
Candida albicans is a type of yeast infection. Under normal conditions, candida albicans reside on the surface of our body. However, in warm and moist areas, they become numerous in number and causes thrush and rashes.

How is candida spread?
Candida albicans passes from people to people by having unprotected vaginal, anal or oral sex with someone who have Candida. If you have had candida infection and had been treated before, you can still be infected again through sexual activities.

What are the symptoms of candida infection?
In women, yeast infections are the second most common reason for vaginal burning, itching, and discharge. Yeast can be found in the vagina of healthy women and can overgrow if the environment in the vagina changes.

How can it be treated? And what I do after treatment?
・Antibiotics treatments
You and your sex partner are advised to have treatment if one of you is found to have candida infection

After the treatment:
Wait seven days to have a recheck of candida albicans after finishing all prescribed medications to ensure the infections are cleared
Abstain from sexual contact until the retest is showing a negative result in candida

DNA Gardnerella Vaginalis (GV) DNA Test
What is Gardnerella Vaginalis infection?
How is Gardnerella vaginalis spread?
What are the symptoms of Gardnerella infection?
How can it be treated? And what I do after treatment?

What is Gardnerella Vaginalis infection?
Gardnerella vaginalis is the most common cause of bacterial vaginitis in the sexually active mature patient. This infection usually reside in the female genital tracts and can be passed onto their partner through sexual contact.

How is Gardnerella vaginalis spread?
Gardnerella vaginalis passes from people to people by having unprotected vaginal, anal or oral sex with someone who have Gardenerella. If you have had Gardenerella infection and had been treated before, you can still be infected again through sexual activities.

What are the symptoms of Gardnerella infection?
・The infection often produces a gray or yellow discharge with a “fishy” smell that elevates after washing with alkaline soaps.
・Other symptoms include pain during urination and irritation of the vulvar

How can it be treated? And what I do after treatment?
Antibiotics treatments
・You and your sex partner are advised to have treatment if one of you is found to have candida infection

After the treatment:
・Wait seven days to have a recheck of Gardnerella vaginalis after finishing all prescribed medications to ensure the infection is cleared
・Abstain from sexual contact until the retest is showing a negative result in Gardnerella