Ages 13–18 Years: Exams and Screening Tests

The following screening tests are recommended for girls in this age group:

Exam/Screening Test

What and Why


Chlamydia and gonorrhea testing

A urine sample or sample taken with a swab from the vagina, mouth, throat, rectum, or the area around the cervix is collected and sent to a laboratory for testing.

If sexually active

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) screening

A test to check for HIV, a virus that can cause acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)

If sexually active or have ever been sexually active


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