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Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2013 Jul;76(3):385-6. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2013.03.011. Epub 2013 Apr 15.

Evaluation of the APTIMA Combo 2 Assay using self-administered vaginal swabs for the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

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Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium.


We report on the performance of the APTIMA Combo 2 assay for the detection of chlamydial infection and gonorrhea using self-administered vaginal specimens in specimen transport medium and specimen kept dry. The results are compared with the results using the Amplicor assay and the BD ProbeTec assay™.

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