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Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae Swab - TMA

Order Name CT/GC Swab
Test Number: 6910127
Revision Date 02/08/2022
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Chlamydia trachomatis Swab
Transcription-Mediated Amplification 43304-5 
Neisseria gonorrhoeae Swab
Transcription-Mediated Amplification 43305-2 
Specimen Source - Prompt
Prompt  
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred Swab Swab APTIMA Multitest Swab kit Refrigerated
Alternate 1 Swab Swab APTIMA Unisex Swab Collection kit Refrigerated
Instructions Collect vaginal swab in APTIMA Multitest swab collection kit, or endocervical or male urethral swab, rectal and throat specimens in APTIMA Unisex Swab Specimen Collection kit.
Place swab in Swab Specimen Transport Tube, break shaft off at scoreline then recap tube.
Stability: Room Temperature 30 Days, Refrigerated 30 Days, Frozen: N/A
GENERAL INFORMATION
Testing Schedule Mon-Fri 
Expected TAT 2-3 days  
CPT Code(s) 87491, 87591
Lab Section Molecular Diagnostic