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Volume 27, Number 3—March 2021
Research

Mycoplasma genitalium and Other Reproductive Tract Infections in Pregnant Women, Papua New Guinea, 2015–2017

Michelle J.L. ScoullarComments to Author , Philippe Boeuf, Elizabeth Peach, Ruth Fidelis, Kerryanne Tokmun, Pele Melepia, Arthur Elijah, Catriona S. Bradshaw, Glenda Fehler, Peter M. Siba, Simon Erskine, Elisa Mokany, Elissa Kennedy, Alexandra J. Umbers, Stanley Luchters, Leanne J. Robinson, Nicholas C. Wong, Andrew J. Vallely, Steven G. Badman, Lisa M. Vallely, Freya J.I. Fowkes, Christopher Morgan, William Pomat, Brendan S. Crabb, James G. BeesonComments to Author , and Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Study Team1
Author affiliations: Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (M.J.L. Scoullar, P. Boeuf, E. Peach, R. Fidelis, K. Tokmun, P. Melepia, E. Kennedy, A.J. Umbers, S. Luchters, L.J. Robinson, F.J.I. Fowkes, C. Morgan, B.S. Crabb, J.G. Beeson); Burnet Institute, Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (M.J.L. Scoullar, P. Boeuf, E. Peach, R. Fidelis, K. Tokmun, P. Melepia, E. Kennedy, A.J. Umbers, S. Luchters, L.J. Robinson, F.J.I. Fowkes, C. Morgan, B.S. Crabb, J.G. Beeson); University of Melbourne, Melbourne (M.J.L Scoullar, P. Boeuf, C.S. Bradshaw, L.J. Robinson, F.J.I. Fowkes, C. Morgan, B.S. Crabb, J.G. Beeson); University of Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (A. Elijah); Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Melbourne (C.S. Bradshaw, G. Fehler); Monash University, Melbourne (C.S. Bradshaw, S. Luchters, L.J. Robinson, N.C. Wong, F.J.I. Fowkes, C. Morgan, B.S. Crabb, J.G. Beeson); Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, Goroka, Papua New Guinea (P.M. Siba, L.J. Robinson, A. Vallely, L.M. Vallely, W. Pomat); SpeeDx Pty Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (S. Erskine, E. Mokany); Aga Khan University, Nairobi, Kenya (S. Luchters); Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium (S. Luchters); University of New South Wales, Sydney (A. Vallely, S.G. Badman, L.M. Vallely); James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia (L.M. Vallely)

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Figure 2

Sensitivity of syndromic management for sexually transmitted infections in pregnant women, East New Britain, Papua New Guinea, 2015–2017. Participants answered the standard question according to Papua New Guinea national guidelines “Do you currently have any abnormal vaginal discharge?” or the alternative question “Have you experienced any abnormal vaginal discharge earlier in the pregnancy or now?” (22). Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, and Trichomonas vaginalis infections diagnosed with GeneXpert (Cepheid, https://www.cepheid.com). RTI, reproductive tract infection; STI, sexually transmitted infection.

Figure 2. Sensitivity of syndromic management for sexually transmitted infections in pregnant women, East New Britain, Papua New Guinea, 2015–2017. Participants answered the standard question according to Papua New Guinea national guidelines “Do you currently have any abnormal vaginal discharge?” or the alternative question “Have you experienced any abnormal vaginal discharge earlier in the pregnancy or now?” (22). Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, and Trichomonas vaginalis infections diagnosed with GeneXpert (Cepheid, https://www.cepheid.com). RTI, reproductive tract infection; STI, sexually transmitted infection.

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