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Review Article

Molecular Diagnosis of Sexually Transmitted Chlamydia trachomatis in the United States

Table 3

Recommended diagnostic modalities and specimen sources for evaluation of child sexual abuse victims. Data are adapted from [116].

Diagnostic modalityRecommended specimen sources for STI etiology
Chlamydia trachomatisNeisseria gonorrhoeae
FemaleMaleFemaleMale

OropharynxOropharynx
AnusAnusAnusAnus
CultureUrethra
Urethral dischargeUrethral discharge
VaginaVagina

NAATUrineUrine
VaginaVagina

Nucleic acid amplification testing.