Utilization of the Cepheid Xpert® CT/NG Sample Adequacy Control to Determine the Influence of the Urethral Swab on Cellular Content in Post-Swab versus Pre-Swab Urine

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  • © Copyright 2016 American Sexually Transmitted Diseases Association All rights reserved. Chlamydia trachomatis/Neisseria gonorrhoeae assay performance in males is typically determined using post-swab urine, though pre-swab urine is used in practice. We collected swabs and urine from men and used the Cepheid Xpert® CT/NG sample adequacy control to determine the effect of swab collection on urine cellular content. No difference was observed.
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  • Jordan SJ; Van Der Pol B; Hook EW
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  • 68
  • End Page

  • 69
  • Volume

  • 44
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  • 1