Multicenter Comparison of Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests for the Diagnosis of Rectal and Oropharyngeal Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae Infections Journal Articles uri icon

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  • Research using nucleic acid amplification tests (NAATs) have repeatedly found rectal and oropharyngeal infections with Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae to be common and potentially more difficult to treat than genital infections. Unfortunately, public health and patient care efforts have been hampered by the lack of FDA-cleared NAATs with claims for anorectal or oropharyngeal samples.


  • Van Der Pol, Barbara
  • Chernesky, Max
  • Gaydos, Charlotte A
  • Hook, Edward W
  • Joseph, Ajith M
  • Christensen, Katherine
  • Arcenas, Rodney
  • Boutwell, Alexander
  • Wiesenfeld, Harold C
  • Taylor, Stephanie N
  • Mayer, Kenneth H
  • Golden, Matthew R
  • Moncada, Jeanne
  • Jang, Dan
  • Schachter, Julius

publication date

  • January 19, 2022