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Neisseria gonorrhoeae Urine - TMA

Order Name GC Urine
Test Number: 6910117
Revision Date 07/11/2017
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Neisseria gonorrhoeae Urine
Transcription-Mediated Amplification 60256-5 
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 2 mL Urine, First Void APTIMA Urine Transport Tube Refrigerated
Instructions First catch urine. Patient should not have urinated for at least 1 hr prior to collection. Female pateints should not cleanse the labial area prior to collection. Transfer 2 mL urine to APTIMA Urine Specimen Transport Tube within 24hrs of collection. Liquid level must be between fill lines on tube.
Stability: Refrigerated = 30 days.

Please contact your account rep if training and APTIMA Urine Specimen Transport supplies have not been supplied to your practice.
Testing Schedule Mon-Fri 
Expected TAT 1-2 days after set-up  
CPT Code(s) 87591
Lab Section Molecular Diagnostic