Table 6

TPP—combined/monogonococcal infection test

Goal of testTo detect NG
Intended use and target patient*Surveillance/case management: sexually active population, including key populations (eg, MSM, SW, STI clinic/service attendees)
Screening/regular testing: key populations
Target use settingHealthcare settings particularly at primary care level (level 1) or above
ResultsClear positive, negative or invalid result with minimal instructions for interpretation
EquipmentSingle-use, biodegradable or recyclable disposable diagnostic test preferred, reader optional (small, portable, tabletop or handheld, no electricity/power supply required)
Target use(s) Gonorrhoea testing patient with STI
Reference technologyLaboratory-based NAAT