Aptima Combo 2 Testing Detected Additional Cases of Neisseria gonorrhoeae Infection in Men and Women in Community Settings Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • Aptima Combo 2 (AC2) Neisseria gonorrhoeae testing of 81,405 patients who were tested by culture and 14,666 who were AC2 tested for Chlamydia trachomatis detected 142 extra infections and confirmed 106 culture-positive samples (the positivity rate increased from 0.13 in testing by culture to 0.26 in testing by AC2). Retrievable AC2 positive samples were confirmed (98.5%) by an alternate AGC test.

publication date

  • May 1, 2011