Table 2

Laboratory findings: prevalence of STIs among SWs (N=118)

Results (positive/reactive)
STITest performedNo%95% CI
Syphilis1 RPR test3529.7
2 TPHA test5143.2
3 Both RPR and TPHA test2722.915 to 30
Gonorrhoea1 Gram stain1815.3
2 Culture in MTM media2016.910 to 24
3 Pace 2 GC assay1210.2
ChlamydiaPace 2 CT assay108.53 to 14
Trichomoniasis1 Wet mount microscopy1613.6
2 Culture in Whittington media1714.48 to 21
HIVDouble ELISA test (HIV 1 and 2)5143.234 to 52
NG/CT cervicitisCulture for NG and/or Pace 2 CT2420.311 to 30
NG/CT cervicitis and/or trichomoniasisCulture for NG/ TV and/or Pace 2 CT3832.221 to 43