Table 2.

Resolved performance characteristics for detectionC. trachomatis by AMP CT for gender and specimen type

Gender and testSample typeNo. of samplesResolved performancea
Sens. (%)Spec. (%)PPV (%)NPV (%)
Female
 AMP CTEndocervical swab479100.099.597.0100.0
 AMP CTUrine48093.8100.0100.099.0
 AMP CTMatched urine and endocervical swab47495.799.898.599.3
 CultureEndocervical swab47454.3100.0100.092.7
Male
 AMP CTUrine46495.698.792.999.2
 CultureUrethral swab46458.8100.0100.093.4
  • a Sens., sensitivity; Spec., specificity; PPV, positive predictive value; NPV, negative predictive value.