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Table 1 Genovar differentiation results of the pmpH real time PCR and the Ct-DT RHA of 201 Aptima combo 2 C. trachomatis positive rectal swabs from men who have sex with men visiting the Amsterdam STI clinic between August 2008 and December 2009.

From: Anal infections with concomitant Chlamydia trachomatisgenotypes among men who have sex with men in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

  pmpHLGV PCR
Ct-DT RHA LGV Non-LGV LGV+non-LGV Non-typable* Total
LGV 91 - 2 - 93
Non-LGV - 82 - 4 86
LGV+non-LGV 2 - 4 - 6
Non-typable* - 4 - 12 16
Total 93 86 6 16 201
  1. Overall Kappa value = 0.900 (95% CI = 0.845 - 0.955), McNemar's p = 1.000
  2. * The Ct-DT RHA non-typable samples consist of 9 Ct endogenous plasmid positive samples and 7 Ct negative samples. All 16 non-typable samples with the pmpH LGV PCR showed a negative result.