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Urine Sample Most sensitive assay to detect this bug in urine!

A 29-year-old man presents with a 2-day history of burning on urination and a thin, watery urethral discharge. He had unprotected sex with a new female partner 4 weeks ago. A Gram stain reveals 50% polymorphonuclear (PMN) and 50% mononuclear leukocytes. No microorganisms are visible.
Which is the most sensitive test to detect the pathogen?
A. Culture
B. Serology
C. Immunofluorescent assay
D. Nucleic acid amplification assay
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Ill go with C.......suspecting chlamydia infection
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C,,,in my opinion.
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C. chlamydia-immunoflorescence assay
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c chlamydia
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Can you please elaborate why you picked c?
Both D & c seem correct to me. Isn't nucleic acid amplification =PCR or am I missing something here?

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It is chlamydia and the answer is nucleic acid amplification assay
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