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Xpert® CT/NG

Fast and Accurate Diagnosis of Chlamydia and Gonorrhea

Xpert<sup>®</sup> CT/NG

Fast and Accurate Diagnosis of Chlamydia and Gonorrhea

The Need

Chlamydia and gonorrhea are the most prevalent, treatable STDs*. If left untreated, complications can include infertility, pelvic inflammatory disease, pregnancy complications.2,3

ECDC recommends:

  • Routine screening of Chlamydia and gonorrhea on  an annual basis is recommended for all sexually active females aged <25 years1 
  • Chlamydia and gonorrhea screening have been extended to young men in some countries
  • NAATs^ are the recommended diagnosis for chlamydia and gonorrhea4
  • Same-day testing and treatment

BHIVA/BASHH recommends:5

  • Full STI screen at baseline including NAAT^ testing for gonococcal and chlamydial infections at sites of exposure (genital, rectal, pharyngeal) and syphilis serology
  • 3-monthly screening for bacterial STIs (chlamydia, gonorrhoea and syphilis) for individuals receiving PrEP#, especially for MSM and transwomen

* STD – Sexually Transmitted Diseases
^ NAAT – Nucleic Acid Amplification Test
# PrEP – Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

(1) 2015 European Guideline on the Management of Chlamydia Trachomatis Infections. Euro Surveill. 2015;20(48):30080.
(2) WHO Guidelines for the Treatment of Chlamydia Trachomatis. Accessed Jun 2020.
(3) WHO Guidelines for the Treatment of Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Accessed Jun 2020.
(4) 2012 European Guideline on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Gonorrhoea in Adults. Int J STD AIDS. 2013 Feb;24(2):85-92.
(5) BHIVA/BASHH Guidelines on the Use of HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) 2018. HIV Med. 2019 Mar;20 Suppl 2:s2-s80.

The Solution

  • Accurate on-demand RT-PCR results are ready  when you need them
  • On-demand and in-visit results reduce patient  call-backs, overtreatment, undertreatment and  patients lost to follow-up
  • Patient collected specimens can create operational efficiencies
  • Same patient sample can be utilized for all tests

The Impact

Provide fast patient results to:

  • Reduce patient anxiety with immediate results
  • Improve patient satisfaction
  • Prevent disease spread in the community
  • Reduce unnecessary use of antibiotics

Impact on Patient Pathway

  • Improving Patient Satisfaction
  • Xpert® CT/NG provides medically actionable information to clinicians enabling same-day treatment for chlamydia and gonorrhea.

Ordering Info

Xpert® CT/NG

50 Ready-To-Use Individual Kits

Catalog #: SWAB/A-50

Xpert® CT/NG

50 Ready-To-Use Individual Kits

Catalog #: URINE/A-50

Xpert® CT/NG

Number of Tests: 10

Catalog #: GXCT/NGX-CE-10

Xpert® CT/NG

Number of Tests: 120

Catalog #: GXCT/NGX-CE-120

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