Determinación de la asociación entre Chlamydia trachomatis y Neisseria gonorrhoeae, en muestras de orina mediante técnicas debiología molecular

Gabriela Coy BSC, Olga Lucia Ostos Ortiz MSC, Janeth Pinzón BSC, Ruth Mélida Sánchez, MSC

Resumen


En el presente estudio se evaluó la asociación entre Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) y Neisseriae gonorrhoeae (NG), utilizando la técnica de COBAS AMPLICOR CT/NG Molecular System, en muestras de orina de 355 mujeres con un promedio de edad de 23.9 años; 20 muestras fueron positivas para CT, informándose una prevalencia de de 5.63%. Aunque estudios epidemiológicos han reportado relación entre la infección por Chlamydia trachomatis y las causadas por otros microorganismos como Neisseriae gonorrhoeae; en este estudio no se encontró asociación. Factores como el tipo de muestra y la presencia de inhibidores en la orina disminuyen la sensibilidad en la detección de Neisseriae gonorrhoeae.

Palabras clave


Chlamydia trachomatis; asociación; Neisseriae gonorrhoeae; PCR; sensibilidad; orina.

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