Evaluation of an enzyme immunoassay for detection of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in an adolescent population.

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We compared a modified procedure of Gonozyme , an enzyme immunoassay for detection of gonococcal antigen in urogenital specimens, with bacterial culture for Neisseria gonorrhoeae in a hospital-based adolescent clinic. In 839 patients studied, prevalence of urogenital gonorrhea by culture was 14.3%. The sensitivity of the immunoassay was 90.0%, and the… (More)

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@article{Demetriou1984EvaluationOA, title={Evaluation of an enzyme immunoassay for detection of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in an adolescent population.}, author={Elsa Demetriou and Ross Sackett and David Welch and David W. Kaplan}, journal={JAMA}, year={1984}, volume={252 2}, pages={247-50} }