Chlamydia & Gonorrhoeae
In current research Roche Diagnostics presents the new cobas CT/NG test working with cobas 4800, 6800 and 8800 systems.
With a Multiplex-Real-Time-PCR this test can give simultaneously information about both germs (CT and NG) and makes diagnosis way easier.
Infection with Chlamydia trachomatis is according to European Centre for Disease Prevention the STD with the highest amount of reported cases.
Most concerned are woman between the age of 15 to 20. Usually the infection itself doesn´t show noticeable indication.
If not treated Chlamydia can lead to infertility.
An infection with the bacteria neisseria gonorrhoeae is a common STD in Europe.
Usually Men notice diverse indication and see a doctor for advice and treatment.
Unfortunately many infections with women are often unseen and can lead to inflammation in the pelvis area and infertility.