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Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2014 Nov;80(3):191-2. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2014.07.011. Epub 2014 Aug 12.

Comparative evaluation of Roche Aurora FLOW, Becton and Dickinson Viper system, and Dynex DS2 for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, and Trichomonas vaginalis in various clinical specimens.

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1
Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory, Atal-Medial Medical Diagnostic Center, Jan Tooropstraat 138, 1061 AD, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Electronic address: avahidnia@atalmedial.nl.
2
Medical Microbiology Laboratory, Atal-Medial Medical Diagnostic Center, Jan Tooropstraat 138, 1061 AD, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
3
Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory, Atal-Medial Medical Diagnostic Center, Jan Tooropstraat 138, 1061 AD, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to introduce a high-throughput system, Aurora FLOW, for the simultaneous detection of 3 clinically relevant pathogens of sexually transmitted infections. Comparative evaluation with other systems revealed an overall concordance of 97.9% for Chlamydia trachomatis and comparable performance for Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Trichomonas vaginalis.

KEYWORDS:

Chlamydia trachomatis; Epidemiology; Neisseria gonorrhoeae; Sexually transmitted infections; Trichomonas vaginalis

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