TABLE 1.

Agreement of TMA and PCR test results among vaginal swab, cervical swab, and urine specimens from 284 women and among urine specimens from 352 men

Specimen type and TMA assay resultNo. of specimens with the following PCR result:κ value
PositiveNegative
Vaginal (n = 284)0.923
    Positive351a
    Negative4244
Cervical (n = 284)0.843
    Positive215
    Negative2a256
Female urine (n = 284)0.687
    Positive196
    Negative9a250
Male urine (n = 352)0.698
    Positive186
    Negative8320
  • a One of these specimens was not from an infected patient standard-positive woman.