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Detecting asymptomatic Trichomonas vaginalis in females using the BD ProbeTec™ Trichomonas vaginalis Qx nucleic acid amplification test.

Abstract:

Trichomonas vaginalis (TV) rates in women are increasing and many are asymptomatic. Nucleic acid amplification tests (NAATs) are becoming the 'gold standard' for diagnosis. We aimed to establish our asymptomatic TV rates by testing all women attending Oxfordshire's Sexual Health service, regardless of symptoms, using the BD ProbeTec™ TV Q(x) NAATs (BDQ(x)). During BDQ(x)'s verification process, the sensitivity and specificity were calculated using results of 220 endocervical samples from symp...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1177/0956462416649888

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Oxford NIHR Biomedical Research Centre
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Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of STD and AIDS Journal website
Publication date:
2016-05-05
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EISSN:
1758-1052
ISSN:
0956-4624
URN:
uuid:054737cc-1379-490d-8f36-c82a46fd6f5f
Source identifiers:
619884
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pubs:619884

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