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rapid inflammatory disease test / Chlamydia / Chlamydia trachomatis / urine
Xpert® CT

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Characteristics

  • Applications:

    for inflammatory diseases, Chlamydia

  • Tested parameter:

    Chlamydia trachomatis

  • Sample type:

    urine, vaginal secretions, cervical secretion

Description

Xpert® CT

The Need
According to the World Health Organization (2001), an estimated 92 million chlamydia infections occurred worldwide, affecting more than 50 million women and 42 million men.

Young people under 25 years of age carry the burden of up to 50% of CT/NG infections in a population. Infections left undiagnosed and treated impact patient health, fertility, and increase vulnerability to other opportunistic infections such as HPV and HIV.

The Solution
90 minute detection of Chlamydia trachomatis (CT)*
Specific detection of Chlamydia trachomatis (CT)
Easy to use for near patient testing clinical environments
Sample adequacy and Process controls for every sample tested
Results in 90 minutes; requires no instrumentation other than the GeneXpert® System
On-demand results enable physicians to consult and treat patients with the appropriate medications