TABLE 1.

Specificity of COBAS AMPLICOR NG test versus 16S rRNA PCR test for detection of N. gonorrhoeae in clinical specimens

SpecimennSpecificity (%)95% Cl
Female endocervical5,72798.397.9-98.6
Male urethral1,25798.898.0-99.3
Female urine2,39799.298.8-99.5
Male urine39199.297.8-99.8
    Total9,77298.798.4-98.9