TABLE 3.

Numbers of C. trachomatis and N. gonorrhoeae infections according to the presence or absence of symptoms from 1,615 patients whose CS samples were tested using the APTIMA COMBO 2, APTIMA CT, and APTIMA GC assaysa

Infection statusResult for CS sample tested using:No. of patients% Prevalence (CI) of:
APTIMA COMBO 2APTIMA CTAPTIMA GCSymptomatic for:Asymptomatic for:CTGC
CTGCCTGC
Infectedb
    CT++52767.9 (6.7-9.45)
    GC++17232.5 (1.8-3.45)
Noninfected
    CT4061,058
    GC4491,125
Noninfected
    CT+614
    GC+10
Noninfected
    CT+30
    GC+00
Total4674671,1481,148
  • a CT, C. trachomatis; GC, N. gonorrhoeae.

  • b CS sample positive for C. trachomatis or N. gonorrhoeae in two tests.