The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) is an independent agency that makes recommendations for improving the public’s health. The CDC is a government agency that also makes recommendations for treatment. Each agency’s recommendations for who should get screened are summarized below.

What STDs Should I Get Tested For ?

STDUSPSTFCDC
ChlamydiaSexually active women under 24.
There is insufficient evidence to screen men.
Sexually active women under 25.
Pregnant persons over 25, if at high risk.
Men at high risk.
Men who have sex with men (MSM) should be screened at least annually.
GonorrheaSame as chlamydiaSame as chlamydia.
SyphilisAll pregnant women
Anyone at increased risk
All pregnant persons
MSM, at least annually
TrichomonasAll people aged 15 to 65
Pregnant persons
All people aged 13 to 64
Anyone seeking STD testing or treatment
MSM should be screened annually
Genital HerpesNo routine screening for people without symptoms.People who think they may have an STD, particularly if they have multiple partners
Hepatitis BPeople at increased risk
Pregnant person
People at increased risk
Pregnant persons
MSM
People with HIV
Hepatitis CPeople born between 1945 and 1965
People at ongoing risk (such as injection drug users)
People born between 1945 and 1965
People with HIV