Table 2.

Comparison of TETR-PCR with primer set CTR 70/71 and AMPLICOR PCR for the detection of C. trachomatis in 265 vaginal swabsa

No. of samplesResult obtained by:
CTR 70/71 TETR-PCRAMPLICOR PCRomp1 PCR
29++NT
1++
1+
1+
233NT
  • a Discrepant results were resolved by a third PCR targeting the omp1 gene of C. trachomatis (4). +, positive; −, negative; NT, not tested.