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Chlamydia Trachomatis (CT) and Neisseria Gonorrhoeae (NG), Urine


TEST DIRECTORY
Test Name
Chlamydia Trachomatis (CT) and Neisseria Gonorrhoeae (NG), Urine
Description
Detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae by the FDA-approved APTIMA COMBO 2® (Hologic) nucleic acid amplification method.Click here for clinical information.
Test Code
58499
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen
Urine using the APTIMA® Urine Specimen Collection Kit
Specimen Collection
Urine specimens – please refer to instructions in Collection of Urine Specimen Using the APTIMA® Urine Collection Kit.
Storage Requirements
Store specimens at room temperature (15 to 30°C) until transported. DO NOT freeze.
Causes for Rejections
APTIMA® urine vials must be filled with urine to the level designated on the tube (between the black lines). Over- or under-filled tubes will be rejected.
GENERAL AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Turn Around Time
1-2 days
Methodology
Transcription-mediated amplification (TMA)
Limitations
Test results may be affected by improper/inadequate specimen collection.
CPT Code
87491, 87591