Table 1

List of amplification tests and their target regions used for detection of N gonorrhoeae

TestManufacturerGene targetLocationAssayAmplicon size
Cobas AmplicorRocheCytosine DNA methyltransferase geneGenomicPCR201
16SRoche16S rRNAGenomicPCR413
LCxAbbottopa geneGenomicLCR48
LightCycler-FRETIn-housecppB geneCryptic plasmidReal time PCR273
LightCycler-MBIn-housecppB geneCryptic plasmidReal time PCR90