Table 3

Results of the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis in patient obtained vaginal swab (VS) and clinician obtained endocervical swab (ES) and vaginal swab specimens

IDEIA PCEFinal results
No. of specimensPatient obtained VSClinician obtained VSClinician obtained ES Amplicor PCR Clinician obtained ESPositiveNegative
Total no. refers to the number of confirmed positive cases by each assay.
*This specimen was positive by the confimatory IDEIA PCE blocking test.
IDEIA PCE, enzyme immunoassay polymer conjugate enhanced; PCR, polymerase chain reaction.
64064
20++++200
3++30
1+++10
1+++10
1+10
1*+10
Total no.232125252764
(n = 91)