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Breaking Down Barriers to STI Testing Treatment T R I C H O M O N A S R A P I D T E S T 101 MILLION CASES OF CHLAMYDIA 248 MILLION CASES OF TRICHOMONAS 88 MILLION CASES OF GONORRHEA 11 MILLION CASES OF SYPHILIS 448 MILLION NEW CURABLE STIs EACH YEAR 1
Breaking Down Barriers to STI Testing   Treatment  T R I C H O M O N A S  R A P I D  T E S T  101  MILLION CASES OF  CHLAM...
Trichomoniasis Under diagnosed and under treated TRICHOMONAS VAGINALIS is estimated to be the most common curable non viral sexually transmitted infection 2 It is a motile parasite approximately the size of a white blood cell and is estimated to cause 20 of vaginitis complaints Historically thought of as a nuisance infection it can have serious health implications and has been largely under diagnosed and under treated SYMPTOMS When present typical symptoms of Trichomonas vaginalis are FEMALE SY MPTOMS APPROXIMATELY 50 ARE ASYMPTOMATIC Vaginal vulvar irritation and itching Frothy yellow green discharge vaginal odour Painful urination and or pain during intercourse Strawberry cervix upon examination Vaginal pH greater than 5 MALE SYMP TOMS APPROXIMATELY 75 ARE ASYMPTOMATIC Urethral discharge Itching and painful urination WHAT ARE THE RISK FACTORS3 Age Ethnicity Multiple sexual partners Past STI infection Low education and poverty WHY IS IT UNDER REPORTED Lack of sensitivity of common diagnostic method No formal public health reporting Frequently asymptomatic Partners often not tested or treated
Trichomoniasis  Under diagnosed and under treated   TRICHOMONAS VAGINALIS is estimated to be the most common, curable, non...
THERE ARE A NUMBER OF COMPLICATIONS ASSOCIATED WITH A TRICHOMONAS INFECTION EACH OF WHICH CARRIES SIGNIFICANT HEALTH SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC COSTS PRETERM LABOR BIR TH 4 IN C REASED RISK OF HIV HSV 5 6 7 INFER TILITY 8 9 P ELVIC IN FLAMMATORY DISEASE 10 C ERVICAL CANC ER 11 P R OSTATE CAN CER IN MEN 12
THERE ARE A NUMBER OF COMPLICATIONS ASSOCIATED WITH A TRICHOMONAS INFECTION, EACH OF WHICH CARRIES SIGNIFICANT HEALTH, SOC...
METHOD FEATURES MICROSCOPY The most widely used technique Accuracy varies widely 30 75 5 and is impacted by factors such as subjectivity training microscope condition and sample collection handling Requires observation of live motile organisms 20 of trichomonads are reported to lose motility within 10 minutes of sample collection 5 CULTURE Long been considered the gold standard Provides greater accuracy than microscopy Labor intensive can take days for results 3 MOLECULAR Highly accurate results Expensive in terms of equipment and cost per test requires specialized training Does not allow for test and treat approach ANTIGEN OSOM Trichomonas Rapid Test 30 sec of hands on time results in 10 min or less Accuracy 95 overall agreement vs combined reference method culture and microscopy No equipment or specialized training required Easy to read objective results Detects antigen does not require live motile organisms Patient can collect sample DIAGNOSTIC CHALLENGES DIAGNOSTIC CHALLENGES There are a number of diagnostic options available However choices may have to be made in terms of ACCURACY Patient receives correct diagnosis TIME Patient receives correct diagnosis in a timely manner COST Diagnosis is obtained cost effectively and affordably ACCURATE RESULTS WHILE THE PATIENT WAITS A PATH TO BETTER PATIENT CARE In a recent independent study the sensitivity and specificity were 100 and 99 6 for the OSOM test when compared to culture In the same study when using NAAT as the reference standard the sensitivity was 95 5 13 The ability of the OSOM Trichomonas Rapid Test to accurately quickly and cost effectively diagnose Trichomonas offers significant benefits to the patient and clinician alike Instigate immediate treatment Provide opportunity for appropriate sexual health education during the visit Help prevent further spread of Trichomonas and reduce associated health risks Avoid misuse and over prescription of unnecessary antibiotics
METHOD  FEATURES  MICROSCOPY      The most widely used technique     Accuracy varies widely  30-75  5, and is impacted by ...
OSOM Trichomonas Rapid Test Procedure Visit www osomtraining com for a multilingual demonstration of procedures 1 3 2 Add sample buffer to test tube 4 Insert swab and mix 5 Let stand 1 min 6 Insert test stick into extracted sample Remove swab from tube Read results in 10 min 7 NEGATIVE POSITIVE ORDER C ON FIG URATION CATALOG UE OSOM TRICHOMONAS RAPID TEST KIT 25 TESTS 181E CE MARKED OSOM TRICHOMONAS POSITIVE CONTROL KIT 10 SWABS 182 CE MARKED OSOM VAGINITIS SWAB TRANSPORT SYSTEM 50 SWAB SETS 185
OSOM   Trichomonas Rapid Test Procedure Visit www.osomtraining.com for a multilingual demonstration of procedures.  1  3  ...
ONLINE TRAINING View a simple animation of the test procedure take a quiz and print your personalized training certificate online anytime To get started visit www osomtraining com Can be used for New operators Validating a new test Refresher training OSOM CUSTOM CARE Highly trained Technical Service Specialists all medical technologists with clinical laboratory backgrounds are available to assist you with Concerns or questions about any of our products Assay use adoption and staff training Record keeping regulations and reimbursement Evaluation of new methods remote or onsite assay verification program REFERENCES 1 Prevalence and Incidence of Selected Sexually Transmitted Infections World Health Organization 2011 2 Huppert JS Batteiger BE Braslins P Feldman JA Hobbs MM Sankey HZ Sena AC and Wendel KA Use of an Immunochromatographic Assay for Rapid Detection of Trichomonas vaginalis in Vaginal Specimens Journal of Clinical Microbiology 2005 43 2 684 687 3 Swygard H Sena AC Hobbs MM Cohen MS Trichomoniasis clinical manifestations diagnosis and management Sexually Transmitted Infections 2004 91 5 4 Wendel KA Trichomoniasis What s New Current Infectious Disease Reports 2003 5 129 34 5 Schwebke Jane R Trichomoniasis care today A clinician s guide to timely diagnosis and successful treatment April 2004 6 Chesson HW et al Estimates of the Annual Number and Cost of New HIV Infections Among Women Attributable to Trichomoniasis in the US SexTransDiseases Vol 31 No 9 Sep 2004 547 551 7 Gottlieb SL Douglas JM Jr Foster M Schmid DS Newman DR Baron AE Bolan G Iatesta M Malotte CK Zenilman J Fishbein M Peterman TA Kamb ML Project RESPECT Study Group Incidence of herpes simplex virus type 2 infection in 5 sexually transmitted disease STD clinics and the effect of HIV STD risk reduction counseling J Infect Dis 2004 Sep 15 190 6 1059 67 Epub 2004 Aug 5 8 Sherman KJ Daling JR Weiss NS Sexually transmitted diseases and tubal infertility Sex Transm Dis 1987 Jan Mar 14 1 12 6 9 Grodstein F Goldman MB Cramer DW Relation of tubal infertility to history of sexually transmitted diseases Am J Epidemiol 1993 Mar 1 137 5 577 84 10 Moodley P Wilkinson D Connolly C Moodley J Sturm AW Trichomonas vaginalis is associated with pelvic inflammatory disease in women infected with human immunodeficiency virus Clin Infect Dis 2002 Feb 15 34 4 519 22 Epub 2002 Jan 7 11 Gram IT Macaluso M Churchill J Stalsberg H Trichomonas vaginalis TV and human papillomavirus HPV infection and the incidence of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia CIN grade III Cancer Causes Control 1992 May 3 3 231 6 12 Stark Jennifer R et al Prospective Study of Trichomonas Vaginalis Infection and Prostate Cancer Incidence and Mortality Physicians Health Study J Natl Cancer Inst 101 20 2009 1406 411 13 Nathan B Heron D Appiah J Saunders P Bru R Nichols T Alexander S Baraister P Ison C Evaluation of NAAT and POCT for detecting T vaginalis Distributed in the UK by Alere Ltd Pepper Road Hazel Grove Stockport SK7 5BW 0161 483 5884 ukcustomer alere com alere co uk EXT301 REV1 21 01 14 APP5884
ONLINE TRAINING View a simple animation of the test procedure, take a quiz, and print your personalized training certifica...