The table below is the list of sexually
transmitted disease (STD) tests which you can take at the clinic. There are
unaccountable types of virus, bacteria or fungus that could cause STD and it is
not possible to diagnose all types in one test from one sample (blood or urine). The STD tests on the list are the most common ones offered in Japan.
Please note that according to Japanese
law, STD tests are not covered by Japanese Health Insurance and patient is
responsible for the full cost. The charge for each test changes every few years
as regulated by law. Please ask Dr. Yumi
how much it may cost.
Some tests require special Spitz tubes
that the clinic needs to order in advance. Please be sure you make reservation
and let the doctor know what kind of STD you want to be checked before your