Sexually Transmitted Diseases

RNA

Aptima COMBO 2:

The APTIMA COMBO 2 Assay is a target amplification nucleic acid probe test that utilizes target capture for the in vitro qualitative detection and differentiation of ribosomal RNA (rRNA) from Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and/or Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC) to aid in the diagnosis of chlamydial and/or gonococcal urogenital disease.

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APTIMA Trichomonas vaginalis Assay:

The APTIMA Trichomonas vaginalis Assay is a nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) for the detection of T. vaginalis, a sexually transmitted parasite that can cause vaginitis, urethritis, premature membrane rupture in pregnancy, and makes women more susceptible to infection with HIV-1.

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Webinar: The Most Common STI: Trichomonas Vaginalis (TV)

Dr. Jane Schwebke provides an overview of TV, clarifies who and how to screen patients with diagnostic testing and discusses adding TV to the routine STI panel.

After this webinar viewers will understand: epidemiology and prevalence, diagnostic techniques, treatment guidelines and risk factors.