HOW TO START PrEP?
Routine Tests Ordered for PrEP
Baseline HIV, Hepatitis A/B/C, and syphilis blood testing, as well as blood tests for kidney function, are required before starting PrEP. Other tests for sexually transmitted infection, such as gonorrhea, will be performed based on your sexual habits
A urine test is ordered to check kidney function and check sexually transmitted infections.
It is used to check sexually transmitted infections.
The kind of swab used is based on patients' sexual activity.