Comparison of the InPouch TV culture system and Diamond's modified medium for detection of Trichomonas vaginalis

M. H. Levi, J. Torres, C. Pina, R. S. Klein

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Abstract

This study compared the use of Diamond's modified medium to InPouch for the culture of Trichomonas vaginalis from pooled vaginal secretions. The sensitivity for InPouch was 82.4% (61/74) versus 87.8% (65/74) for Diamond's modified medium. There were no significant differences in the sensitivity and negative predictive value of InPouch compared to Diamond's modified medium.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3308-3310
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Volume35
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Dec 8 1997

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