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Would a c trachomatis amp probe or a n gonorrhoeae amp probe detect trichomonasis in a male?

Would a c trachomatis amp probe or a n gonorrhoeae amp probe detect trichomonasis in a male?

No: No, but it would not detect in a female either. Trichomonas vaginalis is a parasite. Chlamydia trachomatis and neisseria gonorrhea are bacteria. The proper test for trichomoniasis is a wet prep. ...Read more

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Would a c.Trachomatis amp probe or a n. Gonorrhoeae amp probe detect trichimonasis in a male?

Would a c.Trachomatis amp probe or a n. Gonorrhoeae amp probe detect trichimonasis in a male?

No: Amplification probes are nucleic acid based and very specific for either gonorhrea or chlamydia, and not for trichimonasis. The gold standard for trich is microscopy. ...Read more

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Please interpret- C.trachomatis RNA TMA Result: Detected. Standard range: Not detected. Test performed using the Aptima Combo2 (R) assay gen-probe(r)

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C.trachomatis RNA TMA Result: Detected. Standard range: Not detected. Test performed using the Aptima Combo2 (R) assay gen-probe(r)

You have chlamydia: "Detected" means the test found chlamydia -- i.e. a positive result. Return to the doctor or clinic where the test was done for treatment. (If you tested yourself at a lab, see a doctor or clinic ASAP.) Your current or recent sex partner(s) also need treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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Thanks for quick & helpful replays, so the only thing that I should do now is to do a swab analysis on chl. Trachomatis to detect if it is absent?

Thanks for quick & helpful replays, so the only thing that I should do now is to do a swab analysis on chl. Trachomatis to detect if it is absent?

If no symptoms: And the next adequate sample tests negative then you can be fairly confident the organism either has not been contracted or has been eradicated, . ...Read more

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I was currently told I have trachomatis and I have unprotected sex This is day 5 of taking my medicine and I need know can he have it?

I was currently told I have trachomatis and I have unprotected sex This is day 5 of taking my medicine and I need know can he have it?

Unlikely: We advice for no sex fr 7 days, however 5 days is a good duration for the medication to work and I doubt if you contaminated him. Anyway, keep an eye on any symptoms! ...Read more

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I was currently told I have trachomatis and I have unprotected sex This is allay 5 of taking my medicine and I need know can he have it?

I was currently told I have trachomatis and I have unprotected sex This is allay 5 of taking my medicine and I need know can he have it?

Can he have it?: If you didn't have it to begin with, then chances are strong he probably gave it to you. Answer to your question regarding can he have it is yes. If there is still uncertainty regarding my answer, then the best thought would be it wouldn't hurt to have him checked out. ...Read more

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What is the shape of chlamydia trachomatis?

What is the shape of chlamydia trachomatis?

C. Trachomatis: Use of DNA-based tests identifies this gram-negative bacterium as rod shaped or coccoid. ...Read more

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Who would need a chlamydia trachomatis test?

Who would   need a chlamydia trachomatis test?

Sexually active: Any person who is sexually active with more than one partner should get a yearly chlamydia test. It is also a routine test in prenatal care. ...Read more

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How is chlamydia trachomatis infection diagnosed?

How is chlamydia trachomatis infection diagnosed?

PCR test: The best way to test for chlamydia is on a PCR test. This is a very sensitive test which can pick up small amounts of the infection. It can be done on a urine sample, a swab of the vagina, or a pap smear. ...Read more

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