Table 2

Proportions of oropharyngeal test results after regular treatment at weeks 4, 8 and 12 by the preceding week 0 (enrolment, just prior to treatment) test result, FemCure

Week 0 (enrolment, pretreatment)#Tested at week 4Week 4: PhCT−Week 4: PhCT+Tested at week 8Week 8: PhCT−Week 8: PhCT+Tested at week 12Week 12: PhCT−Week 12: PhCT+
Nn (%)n (%)Nn (%)n (%)Nn (%)n (%)
Total449446 (99.3)3 (0.7)a433431 (99.5)2 (0.5)a427420 (98.4)7 (1.6)b
 PhCT− (n=514)413411 (99.5)2 (0.5)a397396 (99.5)1 (0.5)a391386 (98.7)5 (1.3)c
 PhCT+ (n=46)3635 (97.2)* 1 (2.8)a3635 (97.2)1 (2.8)a3634 (94.4)2 (5.6)c
  • a: All reported recent (receptive) oral sex.

  • b: n=5 reported recent (receptive) oral sex.

  • c: n=1 reported recent (receptive) oral sex.

  • *Indicates ‘cure’.

  • CT, Chlamydia trachomatis; Ph, oropharyngeal; PhCT+/−, oropharyngeal positive or negative test result.