TABLE 4.

Gonococcal or chlamydial infection by site among enrollees tested at both genital and rectal sites and infected at one or both sites

Site(s) positive for:No. (%) of patients infected
Male with rectal exposureFemale
Without rectal exposureWith rectal exposure
Gonococcal or chlamydial infection
    Genitala and rectalb sites2 (10)9 (60.0)1 (25)
    Genital site only5 (26.3)4 (26.7)2 (50)
    Rectal site only12 (63.2)2 (13.3)1 (25)
Chlamydial infection
    Genitalc and rectald sites0 (0)17 (73.9)3 (42.9)
    Genital site only3 (15.8)3 (13.0)0 (0)
    Rectal site only16 (84.2)3 (13.0)4 (57.1)
  • a Genital infection defined as positive standard of care genital test (i.e., gonococcal culture, Gonostat, or NAAT). A total of 137 males and 79 females received genital and rectal testing for gonorrhea.

  • b Rectal infection defined as positive culture and/or two or more positive NAATs.

  • c Genital infection defined as positive NAAT. A total of 142 males and 84 females received genital and rectal testing for chlamydial infection.

  • d Rectal infection defined as positive culture and/or two or more positive NAATs.