Table 1.

Analysis of AMP CT performance with specimens from males and females before and after discrepant analysis

Gender, test, and resultNo. of samples with the following result:
Before discrepant analysisAfter discrepant analysisa
Culture positiveCulture negativeResolved positiveResolved negative
Female
 AMP CT of endocervical swab specimens (n = 479)
  Positive3928652
  Negative04120412
 AMP CT of urine specimens (n = 480)
  Positive3426600
  Negative44164416
 AMP CT of matched endocervical swab and urine specimens (n = 474)
  Positive3533671
  Negative34033403
Male, AMP CT of urine specimens (n = 464)
 Positive3733655
 Negative33913391
  • a Discrepant analysis was performed by DFA staining of sedimented culture transport medium and by TMA with 16S rRNA as a target.