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Table 2 The prevalence of T. vaginalis infection stratified by type of specimen and test methods applied

From: Prevalence and the evaluation of culture, wet mount, and ELISA methods for the diagnosis of Trichomonas vaginalis infection among Ghanaian women using urine and vaginal specimens

Test method Positive Negative
ELISA 13 (7.2) 167 (92.8)
Vaginal sample (HVS) culture 9 (5.0) 171 (95.0)
Vaginal sample (HVS) wet mount 3 (1.7) 177 (98.3)
Urine culture 1 (0.6) 179 (99.4)
Urine wet mount 0 (0.0) 180 (100.0)
  1. ELISA enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay