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Diagnostic accuracy of the Xpert CT/NG and OSOM Trichomonas Rapid assays for point-of-care STI testing among young women in South Africa: a cross-sectional study

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Objectives Syndromic management of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) omits asymptomatic infections, particularly among women. Accurate point-of-care assays may improve STI care in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). We aimed to evaluate the diagnostic performance of the Xpert Chlamydia trachomatis/Neisseria gonorrhoeae (CT/NG) and OSOM Trichomonas vaginalis (TV) Test as part of a STI care model for young women in South Africa. Design Diagnostic ev... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026888

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-6072-1430
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Open Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
2
Article number:
e026888
Publication date:
2019-02-03
Acceptance date:
2018-12-12
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EISSN:
2044-6055
Source identifiers:
968273
Language:
English
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pubs:968273
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uuid:c5ac85c8-58bf-459e-82c2-c9d5ed41e35b
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pubs:968273
Deposit date:
2019-02-04

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