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Comparison of dacron and nylon-flocked self-collected vaginal swabs and urine for the detection of Trichomonas vaginalis using analyte-specific reagents in a transcription-mediated amplification assay
  1. Dan Jang1,2,
  2. Jodi Gilchrist1,2,
  3. Eder Portillo1,2,
  4. Marek Smieja1,2,
  5. Ramandeep Toor1,2,
  6. Max Chernesky1,2
  1. 1St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  2. 2McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  1. Correspondence to Professor Max Chernesky, St Joseph's Healthcare, 50 Charlton Avenue East, Hamilton, ON L8N 4A6, Canada; chernesk{at}mcmaster.ca

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  • Author note In July 2011, while this paper was under review, Gen-Probe Inc received US Food and Drug Administration clearance for an APTIMA T vaginalis kit constructed from the same analyte-specific reagent components that were used in this study.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Ethics approval Ethics approval was provided by St Joseph's Healthcare Research Ethics Board.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • Author note In July 2011, while this paper was under review, Gen-Probe Inc received US Food and Drug Administration clearance for an APTIMA T vaginalis kit constructed from the same analyte-specific reagent components that were used in this study.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Ethics approval Ethics approval was provided by St Joseph's Healthcare Research Ethics Board.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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