For In Vitro Diagnostic Use
The Abbott RealTime CT assay is an in vitro polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assay for the direct, qualitative detection of the plasmid DNA for C. trachomatis in female endocervical or vaginal swab specimens, male urethral swab specimens, or in male and female urine specimens.Instructions for Use View Ordering Information
The assay is intended for use in conjunction with clinical presentation and other laboratory markers as an indicator of initiation of therapy and for use as an aid in monitoring viral response to antiviral treatment as measured by changes in plasma or whole blood DNA levels.
Abbott RealTime CT Comparison Study to Comparator Assay1
A total of 623 specimens including female endocervical and vaginal swabs, male urethral swabs, and male and female urines were obtained from patients attending STD clinics. The swab specimens were always collected first with the comparator assay collection kit and then with the Abbott multi-Collect Specimen Collection Kit.
|POSITIVE AGREEMENT||NEGATIVE AGREEMENT|
|Analyte||Specimens (n)||Ratio||(%)||95% Cl||Ratio||(%)||95% Cl|
The Abbott multi-Collect Specimen Collection Kit for use with CT, is now available with pierceable caps!
Pierceable caps eliminate the need to uncap each tube, which:
Other benefits include:
Today's clinical molecular diagnostics laboratory must have confidence in the quality of their C. trachomatis patient results. As a result of our real-time PCR development philosophy, Abbott RealTime CT is engineered to be both sensitive and specific for the detection of C. trachomatis from a single sample.
Accurate detection of CT is dependent upon a combination of:
Single Stranded Linear Probe
|Abbott RealTime CT Performance|
|Technology||Homogenous real-time PCR|
|Sensitivity||320 plasmid copies of CT target DNA per assay|
|Specificity||No cross-reactivity with 111 organisms|
|Interference||No interference with 26 substances|
|Internal Control||Added to lysis buffer during extraction and detected with all samples|
|Collection Device||Abbott multi-Collect Specimen Collection Kit|
Creates efficiency from the lab tube through patient result. Includes m2000rt and m2000sp
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