Table 7

TPP—combined/monochlamydial infection test

Goal of testTo detect CT
Intended use and target patient*Surveillance/case management: sexually active population, including key populations (eg, MSM, SW, STI clinic/service attendees)
Screening/regular testing: under age of 25 years and 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) Testing patient with STI
Reference technologyLaboratory-based NAAT