Table 4

C. trachomatis detection results of 553 cases with culture, LCR and enzymatic method used an expanded gold standard as the reference standard
Method No. of true positives/positives No. of true negatives/negatives
Enzymatic method 86/132 413/421
Urethral discharge 22/24 Urethral discharge 126/127
Prostate massage liquid 8/47 Prostate massage liquid 4/5
Cervical secretion 31/33 Cervical secretion 196/199
Vaginal secretion 25/28 Vaginal secretion 87/90
Cell culture 60/60 459/493
Urethral discharge 18/18 Urethral discharge 128/133
Prostate massage liquid 7/7 Prostate massage liquid 43/45
Cervical secretion 21/21 Cervical secretion 198/211
Vaginal secretion 14/14 Vaginal secretion 90/104
LCR 85/89 459/464
Urethral discharge 22/22 Urethral discharge 128/133
Prostate massage liquid 8/8 Prostate massage liquid 43/45
Cervical secretion 32/32 Cervical secretion 198/211
Vaginal secretion 27/27 Vaginal secretion 90/104
Expanded gold standard 94 459
Urethral discharge 23 Urethral discharge 128
Prostate massage liquid 9 Prostate massage liquid 43
Cervical secretion 34 Cervical secretion 198
Vaginal secretion 28 Vaginal secretion 90

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Wang et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:36   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-36

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