This study assessed the impact of a new sampling device on the performance of a rapid immunochromatographic strip test for chlamydia under development at PATH. The results of endocervical samples collected on flocked swabs were compared to results from those collected with Dacron® swabs. Presented at: 17th Meeting of the International Society for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research (ISSTDR), July 29, 2007; Seattle, WA

Author(s): Barfield C, Tinajeros F, Revollo R, et al

Corporate author(s): PATH, Population Council, Reference Center Clinic, INLASA

Publication date: July 2007

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