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Tuesday, May 9, 2006: 5:00 PM-6:15 PM

PS6: Diagnostic Tests and Performance

Rapid Development of Local Laboratory Capacity for LGV Diagnosis: The New York Experience
Preeti Pathela, Jennifer Baumgartner, Susan Blank, Lillian Lee, John Papp, Angelica O'Connor, Ronald Limberger, Julia A. Schillinger
Evaluation of Urinary Symptoms in Adolescent Females
Jill S. Huppert, Frank Biro, Dongmei Lan, Joel Mortensen, Jennifer Reed, Gail Slap
Analysis of Index Value Using the Focus HerpesSelect® 2 ELISA IgG in Estimating HSV-2 Seroreversion in an Indian Population
Patricia Rizzo-Price, Charlotte Gaydos, David D. Celentano, Suniti Solomon, P. Balakrishnan, Oliver B. Laeyendecker, Thomas C. Quinn, NIMH Collaborative HIV/STD Prevention Trial Group
Chlamydia trachomatis and Nesseria gonorrhoeae: A Comparison of Results Using APTIMA by Genprobe and ProbeTec ET by Becton Dickinson
Carrie L. Anglewicz, William Schneider, Hao The Trinh, Kelly Scott, James Rudrik
Evaluation of a Multiplex Bead-based Assay for Herpes Simplex Virus-1 and-2 (HSV-1 and HSV-2) Type-specific Serology
Fan Chen, Jules Chen, Harry Prince, Mary Lapé-Nixon, Xin Su, James Song, Wayne Hogrefe, Lilly Kong, Jan Groen
Detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae from Vaginal Swabs Using Second Generation Assays on the BD ProbeTecTM ET System
Tom L. Brink, James Harris, Christine Welborn
Compatibility of ACCURUN® and Amplichek™ Positive Controls with the BD ProbeTec™ ET CT/GC Amplified DNA Assays
Ashlee E. Salloom, Bernadette T. Dellone
Detection of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 and Type 2 DNA by Strand Displacement Amplification on the BD ProbeTecTM ET System
Daretta Yursis, Lisa Keller, Christine Martinaitis, David Wolfe
Performance of the Gen-Probe APTIMA® HIV-1 RNA Assay for the Diagnosis of HIV-1 Infection
Janel Dockter, C. Giachetti, Craig S. Hill
For Young Women Only: Piloting Chlamydia Self-Collected Vaginal Swab Availability at Local Pharmacies in San Francisco, August – November 2005
Hanna L. Hjord, Jacqueline McCright, Charlotte K. Kent, Israel Diosdado, Jeffrey D. Klausner
Comparison between Sure-Vue Rapid HSV-2 Test, Focus and Kalon Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assays (ELISA) for Antibodies to Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 Glycoprotein G in a Low-risk Population Using Western Blot as the “Gold Standard”
Thoai D. Ngo, Oliver B. Laeyendecker, Hanh La, Hoang Anh Pham, Wayne Hogrefe, Rhoda Ashley Morrow, Thomas C. Quinn
Confirmation of Positive Gen-Probe APTIMA COMBO Results for Neisseria Gonorrhoeae in Genital Swabs or First Catch Urine Specimens
Julius Schachter, Elizabeth Donegan, Jeanne Moncada
Performance of Three Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests (NAATs) for the Detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae using Self-collected Vaginal Swabs Obtained from an Internet-based Screening Program
Billie Jo Wood, Jeff Holden, Andrew Hardick, Patricia Agreda, Nicole Quinn, Mathilda Barnes, Charlotte Gaydos
Early Diagnosis of HIV Infection at Whitman Walker clinic STD program using NAATs on pooled blood samples
Akbar M. Shahkolahi, Philippe Chiliade
Comparison of Transcription-Mediated Amplification, culture and PCR methods for detection of Trichomonas vaginalis
Damon Getman
Review of the Performance of Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests for the Diagnosis of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis Infections in the Rectum and Pharynx
Cybele A. Renault, Dennis M. Israelski, Charlotte K. Kent, Jeffrey D. Klausner
Comparison of syphilis titer and staging definitions, Southern U.S., 1997-1999
Erika Samoff, Emilia Koumans, Jerry Gibson, Michael Ross, Lauri Markowitz
Trends in the Use of STD Diagnostic Technologies in California, 1996-2003
Katherine Ahrens, K. Jayne Bradbury, Heidi M. Bauer, Michael C. Samuel, Gail Gould, Chandra Higgins, Giannina Donatoni, Peter Kerndt, Gail Bolan

The 2006 National STD Prevention Conference of CDC