Test Orders

 

Tests can be ordered from our Student Health providers or your outside licensed providers.  We prefer you have outside orders delivered to us before you come in for testing so we can enter your orders and review them for accuracy.

As part of your health care delivery team, it is our goal to provide quality laboratory services for all students.

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If you are instructed to fast before your test, please be advised to follow the instructions below:

  • Do not eat for 12 hours -this includes food, juice, coffee or tea.  Blood sugar (glucose) testing requires only an 8 hour fast.

  • Only water is allowed when fasting

We are required by law to report the diagnoses of Syphilis, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and HIV to the Communicable Disease Office of the County Public Health Department

Convenient STI testing procedure

  1. Go to the patient portal
  2. Log in by entering your net ID and password.
  3. On the left hand side, click on “Messages”, then click on “New Message.”
  4. Select “I want STI testing.”
  5. Complete and submit questionnaire.

A nurse will review your questionnaire within one business day and contact you via secure email regarding your STI testing orders.

If you have any symptoms you think is related to an STI, or known contact with a partner recently diagnosed with an STI, please make an individual appointment.

Student Health provides HIV testing, and our campus has periodic free testing days. However, if you would like to find another testing center, please use the HIV Testing Sites and Services Locator (from AIDS.gov):

Licensure

Laboratory staff are trained professionals.  Our lab is staffed by:

  • Licensed Clinical Laboratory Scientists (CLS)
  • Certified Phlebotomy Technicians

Our accrediting agencies

The lab is inspected and licensed by the State of California.  

Contact us at

Tel: 805-893-2687 for any questions regarding the laboratory.
Fax: 805-893-7153