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 sample of cells is taken from any area where there may be an infection to check for the sexually transmitted diseases gonorrhea and chlamydia. A urine test also is available for both diseases.

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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