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Clinical Evaluation of the Aptima® Combo 2® Assay Using the Panther® System in Female Urine Samples

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT02795975
Recruitment Status : Terminated (Sponsor business decision)
First Posted : June 10, 2016
Last Update Posted : March 24, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hologic, Inc.

Brief Summary:
The objective of this study is to evaluate the performance characteristics of the AC2 assay on the Panther system using female urine specimens.

Condition or disease
Chlamydia Trachomatis Gonorrhea

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 1766 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Clinical Evaluation of the Aptima® Combo 2® Assay Using the Panther® System in Female Urine Samples
Actual Study Start Date : June 30, 2016
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 1, 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : March 1, 2017

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Sensitivity and specificity [ Time Frame: Enrollment ongoing until estimated March 2017 ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   14 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Sexually active women ≥14 years of age with or without symptoms of STIs will be eligible for enrollment. Participating clinical collection sites may include US family planning, public health, and STI clinics.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • The subject is ≥14 years of age at the time of enrollment and is currently sexually active (eg, has had penile/vaginal intercourse within the past 6 months).
  • For subjects under 18 years old, assent of the subject and/or parental/legal guardian permission has been obtained if required by the institutional review board (IRB).
  • The subject and/or legally authorized representative is willing and able to undergo the informed consent process prior to study participation, and:
  • reports symptoms consistent with a suspected STI (eg, abnormal discharge, genital itching, pain/discomfort during sexual intercourse or urination, and/or lower abdominal discomfort); or
  • is asymptomatic and known to be partners with, or a contact of, a person with a confirmed or suspected STI; or
  • is asymptomatic and undergoing screening evaluation for possible STIs; or
  • is asymptomatic and undergoing a routine pelvic examination.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • The subject took antibiotic medications within the last 21 days prior to collection.
  • The subject already participated in the study.
  • The subject has a history of illness that the PI or designee considers could interfere with or affect the conduct, results, and/or completion of the study.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02795975

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Hologic, Inc.
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Responsible Party: Hologic, Inc. Identifier: NCT02795975    
Other Study ID Numbers: A10417-AC2PS-CSP-02
First Posted: June 10, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 24, 2017
Last Verified: March 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Bacterial
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Neisseriaceae Infections