TABLE 2.

PPV of COBAS AMPLICOR NG test compared to that of 16S rRNA PCR

SpecimennaPPV (%)95% Cl
Male7270.858.9-81.0
    Urethral3759.542.1-75.2
    Urine3582.966.4-93.4
Female15813.38.4-19.6
    Endocervical1127.13.1-13.6
    Urine4628.316.0-43.5
Urine8151.940.5-63.1
Cervix or urethra14920.114.0-27.5
        Total23031.325.4-37.7
  • a The number of specimens positive by COBAS AMPLICOR NG PCR that underwent confirmatory testing by 16S rRNA PCR.