Test Catalog

Test

Code
NM081
Name
GONORRHEA AND CHLAMYDIA AMPLIFIED
Description

Alternative Names: GCCTA, 34810, U078
Includes: Neisseria Gonnorhoeae Amplified, Chlamydia Amplified, Source
Sample Type: Cervical, Vaginal, or Urine
Preferred Container: Roche Swab (yellow), Roche Urine (yellow)
Alternate Container: Aptima Swab (Orange), SurePath or Thin Prep Vial
Sample Volume: Roche or Aptime tube, 1.0 mL Thin Prep Vial
Handling Instructions: Swab samples should be assayed within 60 days when stored at 2-30 degrees C.
Urine samples should be assayed within 30 days when stored at 2-30 degrees C.
ThinPrep or SurePath samples should be transferred to the Aptima transport tube within 30 days of collection. The samples should be assayed within 30 days when stored at 2-8 degrees C or within 14 days when store at 15-30 degrees.
Transport Temperature: Ambient
Specimen Stability: See Handling Instructions
Testing Frequency: Monday- Friday
Expected Turn Around Time: 3 Days
CPT Codes:87491, 87591