Table 2

Sensitivity and specificity of the Solana assay for Trichomonas vaginalis compared with the composite reference methods of saline wet mount and culture

Vaginal swabs N Sensitivity (%) (95% CI) Specificity (%) (95% CI)
Asymptomatic women501100
92.7% to 100%
98.7
97.1% to 99.4%
Symptomatic women54398.6
92.3% to 99.7%
98.5
97.6% to 99.2%
97.0% to 99.3%
Total104499.2
95.4% to 99.9%
98.6
97.6% to 99.2%
Urine
Asymptomatic women50198.0
89.5% to 99.6%
98.4
96.8% to 99.2%
Symptomatic women54392.9
84.3% to 96.9%
97.9
96.2% to 98.8%
Total104495.0
89.5% to 97.7%
98.2
97.1% to 98.8%