Use of flocked swabs and a universal transport medium to enhance molecular detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • The use of new flocked swabs, compared to kit swabs, enhanced the ability of three commercial nucleic acid amplification tests to detect low levels of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae nucleic acids when the organisms were diluted in a universal transport medium as mocked specimens.

publication date

  • March 2006