Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) are infections transmitted through unprotected sexual contact with an infected person. According to the World Health Organization, more than 1 million STIs are acquired every day worldwide.
Without diagnosis and proper treatment, STIs can be a very serious threat to someone’s health. On top of pain and discomfort, some STIs can also cause long term damage to your body, affect your fertility and even endanger the health of your future children.
The first step of getting treated for an STI is diagnosis. Unfortunately, many STIs don’t show symptoms until too late. Therefore, regular STI checks are important not only for your health, but also fir the health of your partner(s). Regular testing and diagnosis not only allows for you to get the treatment you need to prevent health issues, but it is also important for the society to prevent further spread of the infections.
However, social stigma often prevents regular testing, causing sexually active people who may have exposed themselves to an STI to be reluctant to visit a GP, due to personal embarrassment, cultural or religious attitudes.
A possible solution to this issue is Radetec Diagnostic’s STI Test, a duplex test for the detection of Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea – the two most common STIs. Based on our patented quantum dots technology, Radetec’s test will be available to be used at home or in pharmacies, providing an option for early diagnosis that would encourage sufferers to overcome their barriers and seek medical advice to treat the infection before it advances.
Radetec’s STI Test is a quick and easy way to test for STI in the comfort and privacy of your own home, getting results in less than 20 minutes.