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River Terrace 2
Tuesday, May 9, 2006: 3:00 PM-4:45 PM

B1: Laboratory Diagnosis of Rectal Chlamydia trachomatis Lymphogranuloma Venereum Infection

Learning Objectives: By the end of the session, participants should be able to: 1. Describe varied approaches to the laboratory diagnosis of rectal LGV infections. 2. Outline the complexities for reporting laboratory results for patient management.

Organizer:John Papp
Moderator:John Papp
3:00 PMOverview -- John Papp, PhD
3:20 PMNucleic acid amplification tests for the diagnosis Chlamydia trachomatis rectal infections
Laura Hinkle Bachmann, Robert Johnson, Hong Cheng, Lauri Markowitz, John Papp, Tracy Burkett, Edward Hook III
3:40 PMRegulatory issues for using tests that are not FDA cleared
John R Papp
4:00 PMDetection of LGV in New York City
Julia A. Schillinger, Ronald Limberger
4:20 PMDetection of LGV in San Francisco
Charlotte K. Kent, Mark Pandori
4:40 PMDevelopment of a real time nucleic acid amplification assay for LGV
Cy Chen
5:00 PMSummary -- John Papp, PhD

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