Table 1 Comparison of strand displacement assay (SDA) (ProbeTec) with AC2 and AGC and culture using residual extract (method A)
SDA (nā€Š=ā€Š52)CultureResults using residual SDA extract
AC2 & AGCAC2 or AGCAC2 & AGC
Both negativePositiveBoth positive
PositivePositive13410
PositiveNegative405
PositiveSpecimen not received616
EquivocalNegative100
EquivocalSpecimen not received200