Table 2

SDA, TMA, and culture sensitivities and specificities for detection of N. gonorrhoeae and C. trachomatis by reference standards

StandardTestNo. infected% SensitivityNo. uninfected% SpecificityP value
N. gonorrhoeae<0.0001
    Infected if two of three comparator tests positive; results discordant between SDA and TMA resolved by Aptima GCSDA1676.2478100
TMA21100478100
Culture523.8478100
C. trachomatis<0.0001
    Infected if both SDA and TMA positive; discordant results resolved by Aptima CTSDA2356.1456100
TMA4110045599.8