Table 2 Comparison of strand displacement assay (SDA) (ProbeTec) with AC2 and AGC and culture using residual clinical specimen (method B)
SDA (nā€Š=ā€Š43)CultureResults using re-extraction of residual clinical specimen
AC2 & AGCAC2 or AGCAC2 & AGC
Both negativePositiveBoth positive
PositivePositive0025
PositiveNegative105
PositiveSpecimen not received008
EquivocalNegative200
EquivocalSpecimen not received200