“Use of a Rapid Turnaround Test for NG/CT to Improve Treatment of Women Presenting With Possible STIs”
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of utilizing a rapid turnaround CT/NG test on treatment of female patients in the emergency department or urgent care setting with possible STIs.
Device - Cepheid Xpert CT/NG Rapid Turnaround Test
This diagnostic test will be used to help clinicians determine the need for antibiotic prescriptions in patients with a suspected sexually tract infection.
Device - Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
This is the standard of care for diagnosis of a suspected sexually transmitted infection.
Use of a Rapid Turnaround Test for Gonorrhea & Chlamydia to Improve Treatment of Women Presenting With Possible Sexually Transmitted Infections