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J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Apr;51(4):1298-300. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03101-12. Epub 2013 Feb 6.

Development of PCR assays for detection of Trichomonas vaginalis in urine specimens.

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  • 1Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. cbandea@cdc.gov

Abstract

Trichomonas vaginalis infections are usually asymptomatic or can result in nonspecific clinical symptoms, which makes laboratory-based detection of this protozoan parasite essential for diagnosis and treatment. We report the development of a battery of highly sensitive and specific PCR assays for detection of T. vaginalis in urine, a noninvasive specimen, and development of a protocol for differentiating among Trichomonas species that commonly infect humans.

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PMC3666790
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