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Comparison of Two PCR Assays for Trichomonas vaginalis.

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Summary of "Comparison of Two PCR Assays for Trichomonas vaginalis."

PCR is known to be the most sensitive method for diagnosing Trichomonas vaginalis infections. This study aimed to compare the sensitivity of a PCR assay for trichomoniasis (HY-PCR) developed in Hanyang University with the use of a Seeplex Ace Detection Kit®, using urine collected from four Korean men with prostatic disease. Overall, HY-PCR was more sensitive than the Seeplex Kit. The use of Chelex 100 is recommended for DNA isolation in order to increase the sensitivity of the PCR test.

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Name: The Korean journal of parasitology
ISSN: 1738-0006
Pages: 27-31

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