TABLE 5.

Mean M. genitalium DNA loads in FVU and urogenital swab specimens subjected to sample preparation in parallel and analyzed by the TaqMan assay in six replicates

Specimen no.Mean M. genitalium DNA load (geq)CV (%) between sample preparations
Sample preparation 1Sample preparation 2
FVU 3072.32.16
FVU 3091.22.857
FVU 327152227
FVU 35110813114
FVU 434131927
FVU 4755,5144,8649
FVU 49015323831
FVU 53362954410
FVU 5551.73.141
FVU 63413419526
FVU 639171319
FVU 666111417
Swab 802.80.692
Swab 860.50.940
Swab 2777.31129
Swab 3103.6180
Swab 3524.97.126
Swab 4282.93.921
Swab 6407.31340
Swab 1601161315
Swab 4181221814
Swab 42079713624