Untreated infections by Chlamydia trachomatis can cause serious reproductive and other health problems with both short-term and long-term consequences. In both sexes Chlamydia infection can cause proctitis, trachoma and infertility as well as prostatis, epidiymitis in men and cervictis, PID, ectopic pregnancy and acute/chronic pelvic pain in women.
Neisseria gonorrhoeae are gram-negative motile bacteria and the causative agent of gonorrhea, one of the most common sexually transferred disease. In women gonorrhea can lead to severe symptoms such as infertility and abortion. In men gonorrhoeae can lead to painful urethritis.
- Scrapings of epithelial cells (urethral, cervical, vaginal)
- Prostatic fluid
- FAM (495 – 520 nm) for Internal Control (IC)
- HEX (535 – 554 nm) for Chlamydia trachomatis DNA
- ROX (575 – 602 nm) for Neisseria gonorrhoeae DNA