TABLE 1

Specimen types and reference assay results

Assay resultNo. (%) of specimens
MaleFemaleTotal
Urine/urethralAnal swabAllUrineVaginal/cervical/rectal swabAll
M. genitalium
    Detected35 (9.9)7 (20.6)42 (10.8)14 (6.9)9a (1.8)23 (3.3)65 (6.0)
    Not detected319 (90.1)27 (79.4)346 (89.2)189 (93.1)489 (98.2)678 (96.7)1,024 (94.0)
    Total354 (100)34 (100)388 (100)203 (100)498 (100)701 (100)1,089 (100)
23S rRNA status
    Wild type8 (22.9)0 (0)8 (19.0)12 (85.7)4 (44.4)16 (69.6)24 (36.9)
    Mutantb27 (77.1)7 (100)34 (81.0)2 (14.3)5a (55.6)7 (30.4)41 (63.1)
    Total35 (100)7 (100)42 (100)14 (100)9 (100)23 (100)65 (100)
  • a Includes one rectal sample from a female.

  • b Mutations included 23 A2058G, 13 A2059G, 4 A2058T, and 1 A2058C.